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VC1311    Prakash Singh

Name   Prakash Singh    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1311   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Indian Army, 4/13th Frontier Force Rifles


Now   Frontier Force Regiment, Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won   Jemadar

Rank End Of Career   Jemadar

Place Of Birth   Kanachak Village, Kathua District, Kashmir, India

Place Of Death   Kanlan Ywatkit (Ywathit), Burma (now Myanmar)

Buried/Location Ashes    Location unknown, Burma (now Myanmar)


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone       Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    1 May 1945

VC Presented   19 December 1945, Viceroy Lord Wavell, Red Fort, New Delhi, India


P  Named on Rangoon Memorial (face 43), 20 miles north of Rangoon (now Yangon), Burma (now Myanmar)

P  Named on Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, Green Park, London

By The Way…

VC Held By

Not Known



VC 1310 VC 1312
VC 1310
VC 1312

BORN    1 April 1913

DIED   17 February 1945   AGE    31

VC Won  16-17 February 1945  AGE   31

Place VC Won   Kanlan Ywatkit (Ywathit), Burma (now Myanmar)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War