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VC1330    Namdeo Jadhav

Name   Namdeo Jadhav    No.      

VC Issue No.   1330   Awards   VC    PVSM (India)

Regiment   Indian Army, 5th Maratha Light Infantry


Now   Maratha Light Infantry  Indian Army

Rank VC Won   Sepoy

Rank End Of Career   Havildar

Place Of Birth   Nimai Village, Admednagar District, Bombay, India

Place Of Death   Pune, Maharashtra State, India

Buried/Location Ashes    Pune, Maharashtra State (cremated), India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    19 June 1945

VC Presented   20 July 1945, King George VI, 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…

His name is also shown as Namdeo Jadhao on many records

VC Held By

Not Known



VC 1329 VC 1331
VC 1329
VC 1331

BORN    10 November 1921

DIED   2 August 1984   AGE    62

VC Won  9 April 1945  AGE   23

Place VC Won   Senio River, Italy

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War