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VC1229    Parkash Singh

Name   Parkash Singh   No.      

VC Issue No.   1229   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Indian Army, 8th Punjab Regiment


Now   Baloch Regiment  Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won    Havildar

Rank End Of Career   Major

Place Of Birth   Chak 266 RB Village, Sharikar, Jaranevala Tehsil, Lyallpur District, Pakistan

Place Of Death   Old Court Hospital, Ealing, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Returned to his home village near Jullundur, Punjab, India

Cremated   Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane, London, England

Date Buried/Cremated   28 March 1991

Headstone   Ashes     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    13 May 1943

VC Presented   19 December 1945, Viceroy Lord Wavell, Red Fort, New Delhi, India


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

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Golders Green Crematorium, North West London

By The Way…

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I.W.M. /Lord Ashcroft Collection



VC 1228 VC 1230
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BORN    31 March 1913

DIED   23 March 1991   AGE    77

VC Won   6 January 1943   AGE   29

Place VC Won   Donbaik, Mayu Peninsula, Burma (now Myanmar)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War