Lieutenant General Premindra Singh Bhagat PVSM VC - Royal Bombay Sappers & Miners, Indian Engineers


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( awarded during the Second World War )
( 1939 - 1945 )


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WWII - East Africa 1941
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
2nd Lieutenant Premindra Singh BHAGAT Royal Bombay Sappers & Miners
Jemadar Richpal RAM 4th Bn ( Outram's ), 6th Rajputana Rifles

WWII - Malaya 1941 - 1942
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Edward CUMMING 2nd Bn ( Sikhs ), 12th Frontier Force Regiment

WWII - North Africa 1943
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Co Havildar Major Chhelu RAM 4th Bn ( Outram's ), 6th Rajputana Rifles
Subadar Lalbahadur THAPA 1st Bn, 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles
( The Sirmoor Rifles )

WWII - Burma 1943 - 1945
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Lieutenant Michael ALLMAND 6th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers
att'd 3rd Bn, 6th Gurkha Rifles
Major Frank Gerald BLAKER Highland Light Infantry
att'd 3rd Bn, 9th Gurkha Rifles
Sepoy Fazal DIN 7th Bn, 10th Baluchi Regiment
Havildar Gaje GHALE 2nd Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles ( FF )
Rifleman Bhanbhagta GURUNG 3rd Bn, 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles
( The Sirmoor Rifles )
Rifleman Lachhiman GURUNG 4th Bn, 8th Gurkha Rifles
Jemadar Abdul HAFIZ 3rd Bn, 9th Jat Regiment
Lieutenant Karamjeet JUDGE 4th Bn, 15th Punjab Regiment
Rifleman Ganju LAMA 1st Bn, 7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha Rifles
Rifleman Tulbahadur PUN 3rd Bn, 6th Gurkha Rifles
Rifleman Agansing RAI 2nd Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles
Sepoy Bhandari RAM 16th Bn, 10th Baluchi Regiment
Lieutenant Claud RAYMOND 58 Observation Squadron, 303 Indian Brigade
att'd 'D' Force, Intelligence Corps ( India )
Lance Naik Sher SHAH 7th Bn, 16th Punjab Regiment
Naik Gian SINGH 4th Bn, 15th Punjab Regiment
Lance Naik Nand SINGH 1st Bn ( King George's Own ) ( Ferozepore Sikhs ),
11th Sikh Regiment
Lance Havildar Parkash SINGH 5th Bn, 8th Punjab Regiment
Jemadar Prakash SINGH 14th Bn, 13th Frontier Force Rifles
Jemadar Ram Sarup SINGH 2nd Bn, 1st Punjab Regiment
Havildar Umrao SINGH 33 Bty, 30 Mountain Regiment, Indian Artillery
Jemadar Netrabahadur THAPA 2nd Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles

WWII - Italy 1944 - 1945
Rank First Name Last Name Regiment
Naik Yeshwant GHADGE 3rd Bn, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry
Rifleman Thaman GURUNG 1st Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles
Sepoy Ali HAIDER 6th Royal Bn ( Scinde ) 13th Frontier Force Rifles
Sepoy Namdeo JADHAV 1st Bn, 5th Mahratta Light Infantry
Sepoy Kamal RAM 3rd Bn, 8th Punjab Regiment
Rifleman Sherbahadur THAPA 1st Bn, 9th Gurkha Rifles

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22 July 2016