Naik Agansing Rai VC MM - 2nd Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army


KNOWN GRAVES OF HOLDERS OF THE VICTORIA CROSS
IN : NEPAL

Name AGANSING RAI BHANBHAGTA GURUNG KARANBAHADUR RANA KULBIR THAPA
Rank Naik ( Corporal ) Lance Naik ( Lance Corporal ) Rifleman Havildar ( Sergeant )
Force 2nd Bn, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles 3rd Bn, 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles 2nd Bn, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles 2nd Bn, 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles
VC won Bishenpur, Burma,
26 June 1944
Tamandu, Burma,
5 March 1945
El Kefr, Egypt,
10 April 1918
Pietre, Fauquissart, France,
25 September 1915
London Gaz 5 October 1944 5 June 1945 21 June 1918 18 November 1915
Born Amsara Village, Nepal,
24 April 1920
Phalbu Village, Nepal,
September 1921
Litung, Nepal,
21 December 1898
Nigalpani, Nepal,
15 December 1889
Died 27 May 2000,
Kathmandu, Nepal
1 March 2008,
Dharapani, Gorkha, Nepal
25 July 1973,
Litung
3 October 1956,
Nigalpani
Grave Cremated Dharan on 31 May 2000 Cremated Devghal of Chitawan on 2 March 2008 Bharsi Gulmi, Litung Nigalpani Cemetery
Location
of VC
Lord Ashcroft Gallery
Imperial War Museum, London
Gurkha Museum, Winchester, England Gurkha Museum, Winchester, England Gurkha Museum, Winchester, England
Remarks MM None None None

NEPAL

Name LALBAHADUR THAPA TULBAHADUR PUN

Rank Subador ( Major ) Lieutenant

Force 1st Bn, 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles 3rd Bn, 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles

VC won Rass-es-Zouai, Tunisia,
5 - 6 April 1943
Mogaung, Burma
23 June 1944


London Gaz 15 June 1943 9 November 1944

Born Somsa Village, Nepal,
February 1906
Banduk Village, Myagdit, Nepal,
23 March 1923


Died 20 October 1968,
Gurkha Depot, Paklihawa
20 April 2011,
Banduk, Nepal


Grave Pakilhawa Cemetery


Location
of VC
Gurkha Museum, Winchester, England Gurkha Museum, Winchester, England


Remarks None None

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