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VC1317    Gian Singh

Name   Gian Singh    No.      

VC Issue No.   1317   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Indian Army, 4th Battalion, 15th Punjab Regiment


Now   Baloch Regiment  Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won   Naik

Rank End Of Career   Honorary Subadar-Major

Place Of Birth   Sahabpur Village, Nawashahr, Jullundur, Northern Punjab, India

Place Of Death   At his family farm, Nawashahr, Jullundur, Northern Punjab, India

Buried/Location Ashes    'to the rivers', India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone    Ashes    Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    22 May 1945

VC Presented   16 October 1945, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


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

By The Way…

His original Victoria Cross was stolen between 26 June and 23 September 1960, replacement purchased 18 September 1961

VC Held By

Not Known



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BORN    5 October 1920

DIED   6 October 1996   AGE    76

VC Won  2 March 1945  AGE   24

Place VC Won   Kamye - Myingyan Road, Burma (now Myanmar)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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