Name:  Netrabahadur, Thapa
Date of birth:  January 8th, 1916 (Rahu Village, Bhirkot, Nepal)
Date of death:  June 26th, 1944 (Bishenpur, Burma)
Nationality:  Nepalisch ??
Rank: A/Subadar
Unit: 5th. Royal Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army
Received on: 23 January 1945
Action: On 25/26 June 1944 Subadar Netrabahadur was the commander of a forward post near Bishenpur, Burma. When the enemy attacked this post, Subadar Netrabahadur managed to motivate his men with his brave behaviour and excellent leadership. They managed to beat off the enemy attack, but after they were reinforced they were attacked for a second time. The allies suffered heavy casualties this time and Subadar Netrabahadur was one of the last men standing until he was eventually shot and killed.
Details: Netrabahadur Thapa, no known grave, name on the Rangoon Memorial. Burma.
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- 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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