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Quiz: Which military officer in India was first awarded the Field Marshal status?

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Asked by Good Citizen, 08 Apr '11 12:05 pm
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Sam Manekshaw
Answered by urmila, 08 Apr '11 12:06 pm

 
  
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It was [then] Gen. Sam Maneckshaw, who incidentally was the first Parsi Gentleman to have headed the army, who was elevated as Field Marshal, in recognition of his leadership skills shown in 1971 War with out beloved negihbour.
Answered by S. Ramesh, 08 Apr '11 09:49 pm

 
  
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Sam Manekshaw was first awarded the Field Marshal status.
Answered by sumati gayki, 08 Apr '11 12:10 pm

 
  
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Sam Manekshaw
Answered by ala, 08 Apr '11 12:08 pm

 
  
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His Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa
OBE
C-in-C, 15 Jan 1949 - 14 Jan 1953
Infantry, Rajput Regiment
Kodandera Madappa Cariappa was born on 28 January 1899 at Shanivarsanthe in erstwhile Coorg, which was centrally administered by the British. Cariappa, known as Chimma to his relatives, had his formal education in the Central High School at Madikeri, after which he pursued his college education at Presidency College, Madras.career in the Army during which he had the rare distinction of being first in many spheres is a continuous tale of upward progress;
The first Indian to be commissioned at the age of 19.
The first Indian cadet to be commissioned from Daly Cadet College, Indore.
The first Indian Brigadier.
The first Indian to enter Imperial Defence College in England.
The first Indian Officer to enter Staff College, Quetta. ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 08 Apr '11 01:48 pm

 
  
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K M Cariappa from Karnataka.
Answered by Ramakrishnegowda, 08 Apr '11 01:09 pm

 
  
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