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VC1265    Kamal Ram

Name   John Neil Randle    No.      

VC Issue No.   1265   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Indian Army, 8th Punjab Regiment


Now   Baloch Regiment  Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won    Sepoy

Rank End Of Career   Honorary Major

Place Of Birth   Bhalupura Village, Karauli State, India

Place Of Death   At his home, Bholupura, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Sawai Madhopur, Rajasthan, India


Date Buried/Cremated   1 July 1982

Headstone        Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    27 July 1944

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


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

By The Way…

George VI presented the VC ribbon on 26 July 1944 on a hill behind the 8th Army lines near Florence, whilst visiting the armies in the field in Italy

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



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VC 1264
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BORN    17 December 1924

DIED  1 July 1982   AGE    57

VC Won   12 May 1944   AGE   19

Place VC Won   near Monte Cassino, Italy

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War