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VC571   Gabar Singh Negi

BORN   7 October 1893

DIED   10 March 1915   AGE   21

VC Won    10 March 1915   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Neuve Chapelle, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Gabar Singh Negi   No.   1685   POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   571   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Indian Army, 39th Garhwal Rifles, 2nd Battalion, No. 2 Company

Later   18th Royal  Garhwal Rifles

Now   The Garhwal Rifles, Indian Army

Rank VC Won   Rifleman

Rank End Of Career   Rifleman

Place Of Birth   Manjaur, Tehri, United Provinces, India

Place Of Death   Neuve Chapelle, Pas de Calais, France

Buried/Location Ashes   Location unknown, Pas de Calais, France


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone      Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   28 April 1915

VC Presented   Registered post to the India Office on the 28 July 1915 for presentation to his next of kin


P  Named on Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial (panel 32 - 33), Pas de Calais, France

P  Named on memorial gates, Constitution Hill, Westminster, London

Memorial, Chamba, Tehri, Uttarakhand, India

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

By The Way…

Name on memorials Gobar Sing Negi

VC Held By

Not known



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