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VC1175    Premindra Singh Bhagat

Name   Premindra Singh Bhagat   No.     

VC Issue No.   1175   Awards   VC   PVSM

Regiment   Corps of Indian Engineers attached to the Royal Bombay Sappers & Miners



Rank VC Won    Second Lieutenant

Rank End Of Career   Lieutenant-General

Place Of Birth   Bhagat Kot, Mussourie, India

Place Of Death   Eastern Command Hospital, Calcutta, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Confined to various rivers, India

Cremated   Keoratola Crematorium, India

Date Buried/Cremated   24 May 1975

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    10 June 1941

VC Presented   10 November 1941, Viceroy Lord Linlithgow, Red Fort, New Delhi, India


Memorabilia at Bhagat Memorial Hall, Bombay Engineers Group Museum, Kirkee, Poona, India

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

By The Way…

VC Held By

Bhagat Memorial Hall, Bombay Engineers Museum, Kirkee, Poona, India



VC 1174 VC 1176
VC 1174
VC 1176

BORN    14 October 1918

DIED   23 May 1975   AGE   56

VC Won   31 January-1 February 1941    AGE    22

Place VC Won   Gallabat - Metemma Region, Abyssinia (now Ethiopia)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War