ABDUL, Hafiz  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Abdul, Hafiz
Date of birth:  September 4th, 1915 (Kalanaur Villiga, Punjab, India)
Date of death:  April 6th, 1944 (Waken Hill, Assam, India)
Nationality:  Indian
     
     
VICTORIA CROSS (VC)
Rank: Jemadar
Unit: 9th Jar Infantry, Indian Army
Received on: 24 October 1944
Action: On April 6, 1944 Jemadar Abdul got the command to attack an important position with its group at north of Imphal (India). The only way here to come was by means of an open area a steep slope on. Abdul led, in spite of heavy hostile fire, this attack and killed some enemies at this action. During this action he was hit himself also two times, of which the last became fatal. However, he conquered this important position with his group.
Details: Abdul Hafiz is buried at the Imphal Indian Army War Cemetery, 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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