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Rifleman Bahadur Thapa M.M.


Transcript of Military Medal Citation

Brigade

77th Ind Inf

Division

3rd Indian

Unit

3/6 Gurkha Rifles

Date of
Recommendation


29th March 1944

Regtl. No.

10400

Rank and Name

Rifleman Bahadur Thapa

Action for which recommended :-

On 27th March 1944 during an attack on a Japanese prepared position, the section to which Rifleman BAHADUR THAPA belonged was held up by intense grenade and L.M.G. fire. On seeing this Rifleman BAHADUR THAPA disregarding personal danger rushed forward firing his LMG from the hip, jumped into the enemy trench and killed four of the enemy in a L.M.G. post. By this prompt action action, he neutralised the enemy LMG and this enabled his section to continue the advance. Throughout the action he set an example of clear thinking and cool courage.
 

Recommended By

Rome Lt. Col.

J.M. Calvert Brigadier
Commander 77 Ind. Inf. Brigade

Honour or Reward

M. M.

Signed

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


(London Gazette 4 January 1945)

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