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Karam ud Din
کرم الدین
Nickname Karam Din, K Din, Haji Sahib
Born 9 October 1941
Bara Pind, Shakargarh, districtGurdaspur, British India (AfterPartition of India) district Sialkot(Now) district Narowal, Punjab,Pakistan
Died 3 October 2008
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Allegiance Pakistan
Years of service 1 January 1958 – 22 June 1989
Rank Lieutenant
Unit Pakistan Navy
Battles/wars Indo-Pakistani War of 1965
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Awards Tamgha-i-Khidmat (Military) First Class
Sitar-i-Herb (1965 War, 1971 War)
Tamgha-i-Jang (1965 War, 1971 War)
Hijri Medal
Tamgah-i-Sad Saala Jashan-i-Wiladat-i-Quaid-i-Azam

Biography
Lieutenant Hajji Karam ud Din TK(M) ( 9 October 1941 - 3 October 2008; Urdu:کرم الدین) was a Pakistaninaval officer.[1] He fought the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 and the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.[2][3] Thegovernment of Pakistan awarded Karam ud Din with Tamgha-i-Khidmat (Military) First Class.[4][5]

Early life
Karam ud Din was born in Bara Pind a village of tehsil Shakargarh district Sialkot (Now) Narowal, Punjab on 9 October 1941, in Arain Family.[6]

Naval career
He joined Pakistan Navy as a non-commissioned officer (Seaman) on 1 January 1958 at a very young age of 17 years.

Awards
He was given an award for his meritorious actions on board his naval frigate during the 1971 war with India.
Tamgha-i-Khidmat (Military) First Class
Sitar-i-Herb (1965 War)
Tamgha-i-Jang (1965 War)
Sitar-i-Herb (1971 War)
Tamgha-i-Jang (1971 War)
Tamgah-i-Sad Saala Jashan-i-Wiladat-i-Quaid-i-Azam
Hijri Medal

See also
Pakistan Navy
Indo-Pakistani War of 1965
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Pakistan Military
Awards and decorations
Awards and decorations of the Pakistan military
PNS Ghazi
Barapind

References
^ http://www.paknavy.gov.pk/
^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Pakistani_War_of_1965
^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indo-Pakistani_War_of_1971
^ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awards_and_decorations_of_the_Pakistan_military
^ http://pakistanimedals.com
^ http://barapind.web.officelive.com/default.aspx

External links
Pakistan Navy's official site
Inter Services Public Relations
Ranks and Insignia in Navy
Global Security Organization
Pakistan's Medal

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