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Rifleman Narbahadur Khattri IDSM


Transcript of Indian Distinguished Service Medal Citation

Brigade

111 Ind. Inf. Bde.

Div

3rd Indian

Unit

4/9 Gurkha Rifles

Date of
Recommendation


12 June 1944

Regtl. No.

8060

Rank and Name

Rifleman Narbahadur Khattri

Action for which recommended :-

For personal bravery and courage of the highest order.

On 10 June 1944 during the third attack on . . . . . village, the advance platoons were separated from the main . . . . . . . by an infiltration party of Japs. Narbahadur Khattri was given an important message to take forward. On the way he encountered the enemy who fired at him but although hit he continued to go forward and managed to deliver the message. He then, knowing the reply to be important to the fighting then . . . . . . in spite of being previously hit, indicated that he should be the return messenger as he knew the enemy whereabouts . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . .disregard for personal safety and devotion to duty . . . . . in keeping with the finest tradition of the Indian Army.

(The rest of the citation is not legible and is included below)


 


Recommended By

Brig. J.R. Morris
Comd. 111 Ind. Inf. Bde.

Honour or Reward

IDSM

Signed

W. Lentaigne Major General
Comd. 3 Ind. Div.


(London Gazette 16 Nov 1944)

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