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VC1316    Fazal Din

Name   Fazal Din    No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1316   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Indian Army, 7th Battalion, 10th Baluch Regiment


Now   Baloch Regiment  Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won   Acting Naik

Rank End Of Career   Acting Naik

Place Of Birth   Husain Pur, Hoshiarpur District, Punjab (now Himachal Pradesh), India

Place Of Death   near Pakokku, Meiktila, Burma (now Myanmar)

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


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone        Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    24 May 1945

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


P  Named on Rangoon Memorial (face 39), 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

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



VC 1315 VC 1317
VC 1315
VC 1317

BORN    1 July 1921

DIED   2 March 1945   AGE    23

VC Won  2 March 1945  AGE   23

Place VC Won   near Meiktila, Burma (now Myanmar)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War