Capt.(R) Shukruddin, PN

The Fourth Principal (1975-1980)

Capt.(R) Shukruddin, PN - college days

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, Kit no. 671, Latif House

Capt.(R) Shukruddin, PN, was the fourth principal/commandant of Cadet College Petaro from 1975-1980. 

He was born on 1 August 1920, and got married to Mrs. Zubaida on 1 April 1952. They have three sons who are all Petarians - Faisal Shukr, 956/A, Farhan Shukr, 957/Latif and Irfan Shukr, 7480/Ayub.

He died on 18 February 1998 of old age and heart problems and is buried at Islamabad graveyard.

Capt(R) Shukruddin, PN got his MSc in Mathematics from Government College Lahore in 1947. His first job was as a teacher for a year and a half at Islamia College immediately after graduation.

He then joined Pakistan Navy in 1949 in the Education Branch. He was from the same batch as Cdr.(R) Asrarullah.

During his tenure at Pakistan Navy, he was sent to the UK for training in 1952. He was also the Director Naval Education Services in Karachi from 1971-1975. He then became the Principal of Petaro in 1975.

After completion of his service at Petaro, he was appointed the Commander Training at COMKAR Office Karachi in 1980. He retired from the Navy in 1984. He had also been an instructor at Military College Jhelum.

May Allah grant him a place in Jannatul Firdaus.