Monthly Archives: June 2014

Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Naik Agansing Rai – 26 June 1944

One of a series of posts concerning Gurkha recipients of the Victoria Cross, each of which will appear on the anniversary of the action leading to the award. Recipient: Naik Agansing Rai Unit: 2nd Battalion, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles Date: 26 June 1944 Engagement: Bishenpur, … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Subadar Netrabahadur Thapa – 25 June 1944

One of a series of posts concerning Gurkha recipients of the Victoria Cross, each of which will appear on the anniversary of the action leading to the award. Recipient:  Acting Subadar Netrabahadur Thapa Unit: 2nd Battalion, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Rfmn. Tul Bahadur Pun – 23 June 1944

One of a series of posts concerning Gurkha recipients of the Victoria Cross, each of which will appear on the anniversary of the action leading to the award. Recipient: Rifleman Tul Bahadur Pun Unit: 3rd Battalion, 6th Queen Elizabeth’s Own Gurkha Rifles Date: … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Michael Allmand – 23 June 1944

One of a series of posts concerning Gurkha recipients of the Victoria Cross, each of which will appear on the anniversary of the action leading to the award. Recipient: Lt. Michael Allmand Unit: 3rd Battalion, 6th Queen Elizabeth’s Own Gurkha Rifles (Attd.) Date: … Continue reading

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Brigade of Gurkhas VCs – Rfmn. Ganju Lama – 2 June 1944

One of a series of posts concerning Gurkha recipients of the Victoria Cross, each of which will appear on the anniversary of the action leading to the award. Recipient:  Rifleman Ganju Lama Unit: 1st Battalion, 7th Gurkha Rifles Date: 2 … Continue reading

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