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Lance-Naik Tek Bahadur Khattri M.M.

Transcript of Military Medal Citation


111 Indian Infantry Brigrade


3rd Indian


3/9 Girkah Rifles

Date of

24 July 1944

Regtl. No.


Rank and Name

L/Nk. Tek Bahadur Khattri

Action for which recommended :-

During the attack on point 2171 overlooking TAUNGNI on 9th Jul 44, L/Nk. TEK BAHADUR KHATTRI was 2 i/c of a section which charged an enemy L.M.G. posn. and occupied it. He went forward to within five yards of the posn and personally carried back three wounded men from this exposed posn. under heavy fire. We then returned to his section for the assault which finally carried the objective. This gallant action undoubtedly saved the lives of his three comrades.

He is recommended for the award of M.M.
Signed  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

M. M.


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

(London Gazette 4 January 1945)