Chief told me once that no soldier should be honored for doing what is expected.”
— Lt. Niraj Shah

Niraj Shah is a retired Lieutenant of the UNSC Marine Corps[1] who served from 2548 to 2573. He fought at the Second Battle of Mombasa.


  • Shah has severe plasma scarring on the right side of his face.
  • Shah was a member of the 77th Marine Regiment.
  • Shah's first and last names are Hindi and mean "lotus flowers" and "lord/ruler," respectively


  1. Halo 3, Believe video, Gravesite