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Havildar Ran Sing Gurung IDSM


Transcript of Indian Distinguished Service Medal Citation

Brigade

77 Ind. Inf. Bde.

Corps

4th Corps

Unit

3/2nd Gurkha Rifles

Date of
Recommendation


Regtl. No.

6787

Rank and Name

Havildar RAN SING GURUNG

Action for which recommended :-

Operations in Burma - March - April, 1943.

On 3rd March, 1943, the column to which this N.C.O. belonged was ambushed near KYAIKTHIN. He was one was a small party which, with a British Officer, joined up with a platoon of Burma Riflemen and set out on a prolonged march across the IRRAWADDY and through the KACHIN Hills. Throughout the period he proved himself an admirable N.C.O. of great courage and resource, and was of the utmost assistance to his commander.
 

Recommended By

Lt. J.E.Stephenson
3/2nd Gurkha Rifles

Honour or Reward

IDSM

Signed

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


(London Gazette 19 October 1944)

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