GURMUKH SIṄGH (1799-1870), son of Fateh Siṅgh, belonged to the village of Tuṅg, near Amritsar. In 1816, he joined Mahārājā Raṇjīt Siṅgh's army. He was given command of 100 horse and placed under Misr Dīvān Chand and, after the latter's death in 1825, under Desā Siṅgh Majīṭhīā. Gurmukh Siṅgh served as commandant in the Rāmgaṛhīā Brigade and took part in several battles including those of Multān (1818), Kashmīr (1819), Mankerā (1821) and Peshāwar (1822) . He also fought in the first Anglo-Sikh war of 1845-46 in which his brother, Nidhān Siṅgh was killed .

        Gurmukh Siṅgh died in 1870.


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Sardār Siṅgh Bhāṭīā