Lot 709A fine record of Indian Victoria Cross winners...

Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm

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A fine record of Indian Victoria Cross winners India – Victoria Cross an original programme for the awarding of the Victoria Cross to Kamal Ram, 3rd Battalion 8th Punjab Regiment; Nand Singh, 1st Btn 11th Sikh Regiment; Ganju Lama, 1st Bttn 7th Gurka Rifles and Addul Hafiz, 3rd Bttn 9th Jat Regiment as well as the awarding of the George Cross to Subedar Subramanian 11th Field Park Co Madras Sappers & Miners. The ceremony took place at Delhi on October 24th 1944 and was performed by Lord Wavell, the then Viceroy, and the programme contains the original citations in full. Together with printed details of the parade ceremony and a special investiture supplement of the Faujio Akhbar newspaper with details of the VCs and GC winners who were honoured at the ceremony. Rare.

Guide Price: £200.00 - £400.00

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