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Captain George Vermilyea Faulkner MC MDCM BA

[Transcript of Recommendation of Award]

Military Cross - Chindits Awards


111 Ind Inf


3rd Indian


Indian Medical Service attached DAHFORCE

Date of

18 June 1944

Regtl. No.


Rank and Name

Captain George Vermilyea Faulkner I.M.S

Action for which recommended -

This Medical Officer has without any form of military protection by his outstanding courage, determination and splendid leadership, maintained a hospital inside Japanese occupied territory, thereby returning fir to fight more than 100 patients.

When his hospital was attacked by the enemy, this officer organised his patients into fighting units and as a result of his exceptional and able leadership, extricated all his lying and seriously ill patients to another 'safe harbour'.

(Signed) J.R. Morris, Brig.
Comd. 111 Ind Inf Bde. 18th June 44.

Recommended By

Brig. J.R. Morris
Comd. 111 Ind Inf Bde.

Honour or Reward

Military Cross

Signed By

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

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

(London Gazette 26.04.45)