|Award / Date of Action||Param Vir Chakra , 08-04-1948|
|Rank||MAJOR(Then SECOND LIEUTENANT)|
|Unit/Regiments/Corps||37 Aslt Fd Coy (Now Part of 104 Engineer Regiment) (ENGINEERS)|
|Son Of||Shri Raghoba Rane|
|Mother's Name||Smt Devika Devi|
|Resident Of (Village/District/State/Domicile)||Chendia village in Karwar district of Karnataka|
|War/Operation/Battle||1947-48 Indo Pak War|
Major Rama Raghoba Rane, PVC was an officer in the Indian Army. He was the first living recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military decoration. Major Rane served in the British Indian Army during the Second World War.
Born: 26 June 1918, Chandiya (Vil),Karnataka
Died: 11 July 1994, Pune
Battles/wars: Second World Burma War; Indo-Pakistani War of 1947-48
Parents: R P Rane
Unit: Bombay Engineer Group
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