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VC1329    Ali Haidar

Name   Ali Haidar    No.      

VC Issue No.   1329   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Indian Army, 13th Frontier Force Rifles


Now   Frontier Force Regiment, Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won   Sepoy

Rank End Of Career   Havildar

Place Of Birth   Shahu Village, Kohat, North West Frontier, Pakistan

Place Of Death   at his home, Kohat District, Pakistan

Buried/Location Ashes    Kohat, Pakistan

Cremated   Kohat

Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    3 July 1945

VC Presented   30 October 1945 by King George VI at Buckingham Palace, London, England


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

Memorial, on the River Senio, Fusignano, Ravenna, Italy

By The Way…

He was the only Pathan to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the Second World War

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



VC 1328 VC 1330
VC 1328
VC 1330

BORN    21 August 1913

DIED   15 July 1999   AGE    85

VC Won  9 April 1945  AGE   31

Place VC Won   near Fusignano, Italy

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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