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VC1236    Chhelu Ram

Name   Chhelu Ram   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1236   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Indian Army, 4th Rajputana Rifles



Rank VC Won    Company Havildar-Major

Rank End Of Career   Company Havildar-Major

Place Of Birth   Dhenod Village, Bhiwani Hissar District, Punjab, India

Place Of Death   near Enfidaville, Tunisia

Buried/Location Ashes   Sfax War Cemetery, 150 miles south of Tunis, Tunisia


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.   Plot H, Row C, Grave 5

Gazetted    27 July 1943

VC Presented   5 January 1944, Viceroy Lord Wavell, Red Fort, New Delhi, India


P  Headstone, Sfax War Cemetery, 150 miles south of Tunis, Tunisia

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

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VC 1235 VC 1237
VC 1235
VC 1237

BORN    10 May 1905

DIED   20 April 1943   AGE    37

VC Won   19-20 April 1943   AGE   37

Place VC Won   Djebel Garli, Tunisia

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War