Kishan Singh met his death in a battle in 1827; Ram Singh, who had achieved distinction in that battle, received a grant of seven villages in Amritsar district. Maharaja Kharak Singh gave Ram Singh the charge of his private seal and^`dgmin Amritsar and Shahpur districts. Under Maharaja Sher Singh, Ram Singh received various military commands, and his person aiyogrr was raised to rupees fifteen thousand per annum. In 1847, Ram Singh was sent in command of some irregular horse to Bannu under Shamsher Singh Sandharivalia, who was in command of the Sikh force sent by the Lahore Darbar to help Lieut.
Herbert Edwardes settle the disturbed district. Ram Singh was instrumental in arousing the Sikh force stationed in Dalipgarh Fort at Bannu to rebellion in 1848. The force headed by Ram Singh marched on to join Raja Sher Singh against the British. Ram Singh showed his worth by fighting bravely at Ramnagar (22 November 1848), Cheliarivala (13 January 1849) and at Gujrat (21 February 1849). He fell in the lastnamed battle. His^agirwas seized by the British upon the occupation of the Punjab.
1. Griffin, Lepel, The Punjab Chiefs. Lahore, 1890