Obituary of Sam Manekshaw

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Sam Manekshaw

Sam Hormusji Framji Jamsedji Manekshaw MC (born April 3, 1914 in Amritsar, India) was a military personnel who was best known for serving as the Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and also for being the first Indian Army officer to be promoted to the rank of field marshal. Sam died on June 27, 2008 and his death was because of complications from pneumonia. He died at age 94.

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Sam Manekshaw Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Manekshaw, Sam
    • Common Name: Sam Manekshaw
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Amritsar, India
    • Birth Date: April 03, 1914
    • Age: 94 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Sam Bahadur, Sam the Brave
    • Occupation: Military Personnel
    • Active Years: 1934-2008
    • Religion: Parsi
    • Net Worth: $15.6 million
    • Nationality: Indian
    • Favorite Food: Franks Hot Sauce
    • Favorite Color: Pink (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Sam's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw MC
    • Father: Hormusji Manekshaw
    • Mother: Heerabai Manekshaw
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Silloo Bode (married 1939-2001, her death)

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 27 2008 at age 94
  • Place: Wellington, India
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia (related complications)
  • Interment: Buried at Parsi cemetery in Ooty, India

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Military PersonnelIndian Born on April 3rd Born in 1914 Died in 2008 Died at age 94 Died from Pneumonia

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