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VC1244    Gaje Ghale

Name   Gaje Ghale    No.      

VC Issue No.   1244   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Indian Army, 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles


Now   5th Gorkha Rifles (frontier force) Indian Army  

Rank VC Won    Havildar

Rank End Of Career   Honorary Captain

Place Of Birth   Barabak Village, Gorkha District, Nepal

Place Of Death   Batra Nursing Home, New Delhi, India

Buried/Location Ashes   Almoda, Dehradun, India


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.  

Gazetted    30 September 1943

VC Presented   6 January 1944, Viceroy Lord Wavell, Red Fort, New Delhi, India


P  Named on Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, Green Park, London

By The Way…

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection/I.W.M.



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BORN    1 August 1918

DIED   28 March 2000  AGE    81

VC Won   24-27 May 1943   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Basha East Hill, Burma (now Myanmar)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War

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