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VC1276    Tulbahadur Pun

Name   Tulbahadur Pun    No.      

VC Issue No.   1276   Awards   VC    

Regiment   Indian Army, 3rd Battalion, 6th Gurkha Rifles


Now   Royal Gurkha Rifles

Rank VC Won    Rifleman

Rank End Of Career   Warrant Officer Class 1

Place Of Birth   Banduk Village, Gulmi Tehsal, Parbat District, Nepal

Place Of Death   Myagdi Village, Nepal

Buried/Location Ashes   Ashes committed in the Kali Gandaki River, Nepal


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone         Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    9 November 1944

VC Presented   1 January 1945, Viceroy Lord Wavell, Red Fort, New Delhi, India


P  Named on the Chindit Memorial, Embankment Gardens, Westminster, London

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

School Building and Victoria Cross Memorial, Tipiyang, West Nepal

P  Victoria Cross Roll of Honour, Union Jack Club, Waterloo, Southwark, London

By The Way…

VC Held By

Gurkha Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



VC 1275 VC 1277
VC 1275
VC 1277

BORN    23 March 1923

DIED     AGE    

VC Won   23 June 1944   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Mogaung, Burma (now Myanmar)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War