Major Raja Aziz Bhatti Shaheed, NH

He was born in 1928 in Hong Kong. He was commissioned in Punjab Regiment, during 1950. On 6 September 1965, as a Company Commander in Burki area of Lahore sector, Major Raja Aziz Bhatti chose to stay with his forward platoon, facing armour division attack under incessant artillery shelling for five days and nights in the defence of the strategic BRB Canal. Throughout, undaunted by constant fire from enemy small arms, tanks and artillery shelling, he organized the defence of the canal, directing his men to respond until he was hit by a tank shell and embraced martyrdom on 10 September 1965.