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Retired Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill who is the only person to have served in all three wings of Indian defence forces turned 100 on Friday(Twitter)

Col Prithipal Singh, World War 2 veteran and only officer to serve in army, navy, air force, turns 100

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Retired Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill was born in pre-Independent India’s Patiala in 1920. The defence veteran has served in World War II, the Indo-Pak War of 1965, and as a sector commander with Assam Rifles in Manipur.
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