Chindit Awards - Burma Gallantry Medal

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Havildar Sauk Kunga BGM

[Transcript of Recommendation of Award]

Burma Gallantry Medal - Chindits Awards


111 Ind Inf


3 Ind


2 Burma Rifles att 3/9 Gurkha Rifles

Date of

7 Aug '44

Regtl. No.


Rank and Name

Hav Sauk Kunga

Action for which recommended -

Hav SAUK KUNGA was ordered to do a recce of the PADIGHTAWNG area. He took with him one man only and on approaching a jungle village near PADIGAHTAWNG he counted at least 12 Japanese occupying the village. Although accompanied only by 1 man he immediately attacked. The enemy retreated, whereupon SAUK KUNGA advanced & searched the area previuosly occupied by the enemy. He collected a fair amount of equipment including 2 rifles.

Recommended By

(Signed) Major
2 Burma Rifles

Honour or Reward

Burma Gallantry Medal

Signed By

W. Lentaigne, Major General
Comd Special Force

G. Giffard, General
C-in-C 11 Army Group

(London Gazette 04.01.45)