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Rifleman Purna Bahadur MM

[Transcript of Recommendation of Award]

Military Medal - Chindits Awards


111 Ind Inf


3 Ind


3/4 Gurkha Rifles

Date of Recommendation

11 May '44

Regtl. No.


Rank and Name

Rifleman (temporary L/Nk) Purna Bahadur

Action for which recommended -

On the night 2/3 April, the section of which this L/Nk was i/c took part in an attack on a very strongly held village. On being forced to retire he went back on his own under heavy fire and brought back a wounded man.

His work on all occasions has been exemplary.

Recommended By

Major K.M.Dibben
O.C. 30 Coln

Honour or Reward

Military Medal

Signed By

Major General W.D.A. Lentaigne
Comd. Special Force

O.W.H. Leese Lt-Gen
C-in-C Allied Land Forces SEA

(London Gazette 13.09.45)