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DATE OF EM ACTION: 03/03/1917 Gorangdih Colliery, India.

 

Very little is known about the life of Bhudu Kol EM other than the actions which led to his Edward Medal.

 

EM CITATION:

 

His Majesty the KING- has been graciously pleased to award the Edward Medal in Silver to Mr. Cecil Herbert Whiffen and Sirdar Bideshi Kol, also the Edward Medal to the miners, Rupai Kol and Suku Kol, and to the timber carpenters, Jadu Kol and Bhudu Kol, for their gallantry in rescuing on the 3rd March, 1917, two men imprisoned through an accident in the Gorangdih Colliery in India

belonging to the Burrakar Coal Company.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bhudu Kol EM

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