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DARBARA SINGH, BHAI (d. 1921), still in his teens when he fell a martyr at Nankana Sahib in 1921, was the son of Bhai Kehar Singh and Bibi Ratan Kaur. His father was serving in the Indian army as a havildar (sergeant) and he was born at a cantonment station. His mother died when he was a bare three weeks old, and he was brought up by his grandmother. His father originally belonged to Jarg village, then in the princely state of Patiala, but some time after his retirement in 1908 he migrated to Chakk No. 85 Dalla Chanda Singh in a newly developed canal district.

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