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VC933   Singh Gobind

Name   Singh Gobind   No.   2008  

VC Issue No.   933   Awards   VC    

Regiment   28th Light Cavalry attached to the 2nd Lancers (Gardner's Horse), Indian Army

Later   7th Light Cavalry

Now   Indian Army Armoured Corps

Rank VC Won    Lance-Daffadar - Cavalry Corporal

Rank End Of Career  Sergeant-Major

Place Of Birth   Damoe Village, Jodhpur, India

Place Of Death   Nagaur, Rajputana, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Damoe Village, Naguar Rajasthan (cremated), India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Ashes    Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   11 January 1918

VC Presented   6 February 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Victoria Cross Commemoration Paving Stone, National Memorial, Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

P  Named on Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, London

By The Way…

As with lots of names of soldiers in the army, his name was sometimes misspelt as ‘Govind Singh’

VC Held By




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The First World War

BORN   7 December 1887

DIED   November 1941    AGE   53

VC Won   1 December 1917   AGE   29

Place VC Won   East of Peizieres, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1917