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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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