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Rifleman Gupta Bahadur Khandka M.M.

[Transcript of Recommendation of Award]

Military Medal - Chindits Awards


111 Indian Infantry Brigrade


3rd Indian


3/9 Gurkha Rifles

Date of

24 July 1944

Regtl. No.


Rank and Name

Rfn. Gupta Bahadur Khandka

Action for which recommended -

During the attack on point 2171 overlooking TAUNGNI, on Jul 9th '44 Rfn. GUPTA BAHADUR KHANDKA charged an enemy LMG posn firing his LMG from the hip and cleared it. He then gave covering fire for his section to advance. This man's courage and offensive spirit have been marked throughout the campaign.

I recommend him for the award of the I.D.S.M.
A. Harper Lt.Col.
Commanding 93 Coln.

Recommended By

Lt.Col. A. Harper
Commanding 93 Coln.

J. Masters, Lt. Col.
A/Comd. 111 Ind Inf Bde.

Honour or Reward

Military Medal

Signed By

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

(London Gazette 4 January 1945)