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VC1157    Ishar Singh

Name   Ishar Singh   No.     

VC Issue No.   1157   Awards   VC   OBI

Regiment   Indian Army, 28th Pujab Regiment


Now   Jat Regiment, Indian Army

Rank VC Won    Sepoy

Rank End Of Career   Subadar

Place Of Birth   Nenwan, Hoshiarpur District, Punjab, India

Place Of Death   At his home, Nenwan, Hoshiarpur District, Punjab, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Panam Village, Hoshiarpur District, Punjab (cremated), India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone       Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted    25 November 1921

VC Presented   10 March 1922, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII), Rawalpindi, India


By The Way…

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



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BORN    30 December 1895

DIED   2 December 1963   AGE   67

VC Won   10 April 1921    AGE    25

Place VC Won   near Haidari Kach, Waziristan, North West Frontier, India

War/Campaign   Waziristan Campaign, India

VC Ephemera

Waziristan Campaign