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Lance-Naik Milbahadur Thapa IDSM

Transcript of Indian Distinguished Service Medal Citation


77 Ind. Inf. Bde.


4th Corps


3/2nd Gurkha Rifles

Date of

Regtl. No.


Rank and Name

L/Naik Milbahadur Thapa

Action for which recommended :-

Operations in Burma - March - April, 1943.

At NANKAN on 6th March, L/Nk. MILBAHADUR THAPA was a Section Commander in charge of a section which ambushed two enemy lorries full of troops and under the orders of the Subadar held off the enemy counter attack for 2 hours until relieved. L/Nk. MILBAHADUR THAPA dispersed his section very well and personally saw that every man was in a good position to repulse the attack. Throughout other engagements he continued to lead his section very well.

Recommended By

Major J.M.Calvert DSO RE
Column Commander
77th Indian Infantry Brigade Group

Honour or Reward



Brig. O. Wingate
Comdr. 77 Ind.Inf. Bde.

(London Gazette 19 October 1944)