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VC1259    Nand Singh

Name   Nand Singh    No.      

VC Issue No.   1259   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Indian Army, 1st/11th Sikh Regiment


Now   Sikh Regiment   Indian Army

Rank VC Won    Acting Naik

Rank End Of Career   Jemadar

Place Of Birth   Bahadur Village, Patiala State, Punjab, India

Place Of Death   Uri, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Uri, Jammu & Kashmir (cremated), India


Date Buried/Cremated   12 December 1947

Headstone   Headstone     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    6 June 1944

VC Presented   24 October 1944, Viceroy Lord Wavell, Red Fort, New Delhi, India


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

By The Way…

Survived the  Second World War, but died in action in the Indo-Pakistani War in 1947

VC Held By

Not Known



VC 1258 VC 1260
VC 1258
VC 1260

BORN    24 September 1914

DIED  12 December 1947   AGE    32

VC Won   11-12 March 1944   AGE   29

Place VC Won   Buthidaung, Arakan, Burma (now Myanmar)

War/Campaign   Second World War

VC Ephemera

Second World War