Bureau

FIP LITERATURE COMMISSION


Brigadier Diljit Singh Virk

Brigadier Diljit Singh Virk

PHILATELIC CURRICULUM VITAE

Born in 1914, he worked with the Indian Army Post Office from 1939. When India became independent, he was entrusted to build up a postal service for its army.

He has written extensively on the Indian Army Post Offices 1939-1947, on the military campaigns of Sikkim-Tibet 1903-1908 and of the China Expeditionary Force 1903-1923.

Founder member of the Philatelic Congress of India, has served as Bureau member of Literature Commission (1988-92) and Postal History (1978-88).

He signed the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists in 1993.