1. Family Background
-Colonel H. Kam Pum was borned on 4th July
1936 at Phunom village, Tedim Township of Pa Kai Kho Thang who was the
form Zo and Nu Ngoih Hau. The prefix H. stand for either Hezekiah or Hau
Nung who was the eleventh generation form Zo and is also the name of the
clan(Nam min). He married Lia Thuam Uap, daughter of Pa Suak Za Kham and
Nu Tel Dim, a native girl of the same village, and raised a brood of one
son and four daughters.
-1 to 4th
standard at Phunom Government Anglo / Vernicular Primary
at Phunom Private Middle School which was founded in July 1949 by Rev.
Mang Kam and village elders.
at Thuklai State High School in 1951-52.
and matriculation class at Tedim in 1953-55 but passed his matriculation
from United Christian High School, Yangon (now Ahlone State High School
No.4) in 1956.
second year of Intermediate of science and then joined the army in1960.
3. Other skills training
Training Corps - 1956-58
-Junior Assistant Teacher ( Special Science) at Kanbe, Yangon, 1959
-Officer Training School, Bahtoo, 27th
Batch, 1960 January to October
-Basic Military Intelligence Officer Course, 1963.
-Field Engineer Junior Officer Course, 1963
-In service Political Course, 1968
-In service Political Organization Course, 1971
-Field Engineer Senior Officer Course, 1971
-Company Commander Course, 1973
-In service Organization re-orientation Course, 1978
-Military Law Course, 1983
4. Promotion and Designation
Designation Palace Year
Platoon Commander 5th Buregt,
Nongtung 1960-62 Leutenant Platoon Commander 5th Buregt,
Toungoo 1962-66 Captain Company Commander 5th Buregt,
Pyu 1966-74 (June) Captain Company Commander 18thBuregt,
Henzada 1974, Oct Major Company Commander 106 LIR Mingaladon 1974-80
Major XO(G2), T.C.C. 66 L.I.D Prome 1980-81 Major 2nd in Command 20th
Buregt, Sittwe 1982-84(Nov) Major Commanding Officer 79th, Burget,
Meiktila till Feb 89 Lt. Col. ASO(1) Northeast Command 1989 Lt.
Col/Colonel T.O.C 88 Ligth Infantry Division 1989-1991 Colonel Regional
Command Northeast Command 1991-1992
5.Operation (excluding outpost duty and patrols)
Op. Rank & Duty Place Year
Mekong Op 2/
Lt. Pl. Cdr Burma/ Thai border, Shan State 1960 Combing Op Lt. Pl.Cdr
Burma/ Thai border, Shan State 1963 Pyikyaw Op Lt. Coy Cdr Shwegyin/Kyaukyi
area 1965 Mohein Op Capt. Coy Cdr Delta Area 1968 Thurein Op Capt. Colun
Cdr Triangle area, Kachin State 1969-70 Minlwin Op Capt. Coy Cdr Karen
State 1969-73 Yemanhung Op Capt. Cy Cdr Northern Shan State 1970-73
Yeyan-aung Op Capt. Coy Cdr Mongyawng area, Shan State till 1974 june
Aung Soe Moe Op Capt. Coy Cdr Pegu yoma Nov.1974 to April 75
Yemin-aung Op Major 2i/c Northern Shan State Sept 76 toSep 79
Yantaing-aung Op Major/Ltd.Col Karen State Nov.84, 89 Feb
Suppressed insurgency in Mongtung/ Monghsat areas in 1963-64 in the
capacity of a commando platoon commander.
Min Din the notorious Pegu Yoma BCP area commander to surrender in 1967.
(c) Won the
first battle against the BCP, who threatened Kentung in November 1973
and again in February 1974 against the same BCP who almost captured
(d) Captured a big gun and the KNU stronghold of Umuhkinorth of Metavaw
in the summer of 1986 and got
wounded there for the second time; the first time in a battle with BCP
in northern Shan state.
(e) Pacified Naga animists and Naga Christians conflict within a short
time in the early year of 1992.
7. Other activities
1983, when the ZBC Mission Department Started CCOC Revival group in
Paletwa township, he supported and helped with his best effort.
Kamamaung village, of Karen State
he donated CGI (Corrugated Galvanized Iron) for the Church building. In
Sawlon of Naga region, he guided and helped the church building and
donated one gas-light to the church.
his native, Phunom village, he donated CGI sheets for the Phunom Baptist
the Lahe region believers he donated 100 copies of Myanmar Hymn book in
is a founder of Mingaladon Zomi Baptist Church.
had translated three of Dr. Osborn’s books in to Burmese and in Tedim.
is an honorary President of the Zomi Literature Uplift Society (ZOLUS)
since it was established.
is an advisor of the Zomi Momno Kipawlna in Yangon.
is also an advisor of the Zomi Baptist Convention of Myanmar (ZBCM).
He is a Deacon/ Elder of
Agape Zomi Baptist Church, Yangon, and the chief Editor of Agape Tongdam
Religious Studies –
-Earned M.C.S degree in 1999 under
American Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary Programme from Asia Baptist
-M.A Theology degree in 2004 -M.Div degree
in 2004 from E.B.S.
-D.Min (Candidate) from Christian
International School of Theology.
-In 1997, He attended International
Military Christian Fellowship Conference, held in Canberra and Brisbane,
Perseverance, Honesty and Charity
-Nu Thuam Uap
-Nu Hau Khan
Man (J.A. T) & Pa Thawng Khan Mung
Suan Mang (B.Th, Buntain Theological College, Calcutta, India) & Syama -Cing
Lam Do Niang (Asst. Supervisor, AWB)
-Lia Dim Lun
Cing (M.Sc, Environmental Studies, D.U)
-Lia Kim Tul
Cing (M.Sc, Biotechnology, YU)
Sian Huai (Late: 27. 10. 2000)
-Lia Uap Sian
A sleep in
On 19 August,
2005 (Saturday) 10:30 A.M he left his wife and his family at the aged
years of (70) to rest into glory from his residence at Shwepyitha, VIP
Quarter, Yangon, Myanmar.
-Myanmar Baptist Convention Hall
Min Yee Kyaw Swar St., Lanmadaw Tsp.,
-Time : 10:00 A.M
-Date : August 24, 2005
Note: The first part of this data is
written by Col. H. Kam Pum himself