Brigadier Sir John Smyth Bt VC MC - 15th Ludhiana Sikhs, Indian Army


Indian Army Victoria Cross Holders

( awarded during the First World War )
( 1914 - 1918 )
( and between WWI and WWII )


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France & Belgium 1914 - 1918
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Subadar Mir DAST 55th Coke's Rifles ( Frontier Force )
att'd 57th Wilde's Rifles ( Frontier Force )
Lieutenant Frank Alexander DE PASS 34th Prince Albert Victor's Own Poona Horse
Sepoy Khudadad KHAN 129th Duke of Connaught's Own Baluchis
Lieutenant William Arthur MCRAE BRUCE 59th Scinde Rifles ( Frontier Force )
Naik Darwin Sing NEGI 1st Bn, 39th Garhwal Rifles
Rifleman Gobar Sing NEGI 2nd Bn, 39th Garhwal Rifles
Lance Dafadar Gobind SINGH 28th Light Cavalry
att'd 2nd Lancers ( Gardner's Horse )
Lieutenant John George SMYTH 15th Ludhiana Sikhs
Rifleman Kulbir THAPA 2nd Bn, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles

Mesopotamia 1914 - 1918
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Naik Shahamad KHAN 89th Punjab Regiment
Lance Naik
LALA 41st Dogras
Sepoy Chatta SINGH 9th Bhopal Infantry
Captain John Alexander SINTON Indian Medical Service
Medical Officer to the 37th Dogras
Major George Campbell WHEELER 2nd Bn, 9th Gurkha Rifles
Major George Godfrey WHEELER 7th Hariana Lancers

Palestine 1914 - 1918
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Rifleman Karanbahadur RANA 2nd Bn, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles
Ressaidar Badlu SINGH 14th Murray's Jat Lancers
att'd 29th Lancers ( Deccan Horse )

India & North West Frontier 1915 - 1935
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Captain Henry John ANDREWS Indian Medical Service
Captain Eustace JOTHAM 51st Sikhs ( Frontier Force )
sec'd to North Waziristan Militia
Lieutenant William David KENNY 4th Bn, 39th Garhwal Rifles
Captain Godfrey MEYNELL 5th Bn, Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides,
12th Frontier Force Regiment
Captain Ishar SINGH 28th Punjab Regiment

2nd World War

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14 January 2015