Honouring Subedar Thanseia: Legacy of courage, sacrifice

India mourns the passing of Subedar Thanseia, a revered veteran of the Indian Army’s Assam Regiment, who breathed his last at the age of 102 on March 31, 2024, following a brief illness.

| Updated: 01 April, 2024 6:16 pm IST
India mourns the passing of Subedar Thanseia

NEW DELHI: India mourns the passing of Subedar Thanseia, a revered veteran of the Indian Army’s Assam Regiment, who breathed his last at the age of 102 on March 31, 2024, following a brief illness. Hailing from Mizoram, Subedar Thanseia’s illustrious life was marked by extraordinary acts of bravery during World War II, notably at the Battle of Kohima, a pivotal moment in the conflict.

His valorous contributions to the 1st Assam Regiment, particularly during their deployment at Jessami, underscored his unwavering commitment to duty and nation. Subedar Thanseia’s indomitable spirit and courage played a crucial role in securing victory for the Allied forces in the face of formidable challenges.

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Even after retirement from active service, Subedar Thanseia continued to serve his community and country with unwavering dedication, actively engaging in veteran affairs and educational initiatives. His legacy transcends his military achievements, embodying the ideals of patriotism, resilience, and selfless service.

The tribute to Subedar Thanseia witnessed a remarkable turnout from both military and civilian circles, with comrades from the Assam Regiment joining in to honour his memory. His passing leaves an indelible mark on the Indian Army and the people of the North East, serving as a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by our soldiers in the pursuit of peace and freedom.

His story stands as a beacon of bravery and leadership, inspiring present and future generations alike.

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