shishir wrote:2. What is the silver coloured button shaped object/patch on the left pocket?
The Oval badge signifies that the person recieved a Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card - which is an award below Mentioned In Dispatches. The detail on the Pin can be seen in this url
http://jaganpvs.tripod.com/Militaria/Pins_Small.jpg (might require refreshing or cut/paste in your browser URL bar)
shishir wrote:3. Also just above the 'Army Marksmanship Unit' tab, what does the U-shaped patch (I'm not sure what that is called) with the red background indicate? Major Rathore is with the Grenadiers; maybe the Grenadiers unit he is with??
Thats the Shoulder Title Badge - worn on both sides - it Says "Grenadiers"