NAND, Singh  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Nand, Singh
Date of birth:  September 24th, 1914 (Bahadur Village, Punjab, India)
Date of death:  December 12th, 1947 (Uri, Kashmire, Pakistan)
Nationality:  Indian
     
     
VICTORIA CROSS
Rank: A/Naik
Unit: 1/11th. Sikh Regiment, Indian Army
Received on: 24 October 1944
Action: On 11/12 March 1944 Naik Singh and his section were ordered to capture an enemy position near the road from Maungdaw to Buthidaung, Burma. He led his men into the battle and managed to capture and secure the objectives, although he was wounded in his face and shoulder.

Details: Later promoted to the rank of Jemadar.
Nand Singh, cremated Uri, India.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Victoria Cross Reference
- The Register of the Victoria Cross - published by This Engeland 1997 - ISBN 0906324270
- Special thanks to Iain Stewart from The History of the Victoria Cross
   
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