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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1923 Kapurthala, India. d. 18/03/1945 Meiktila, Burma.

 

He was 21 years old, and a lieutenant in the 4th Battalion, 15th Punjab Regiment, in the Indian Army during World War II when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC.

 

VC ACTION

 

On 18 March 1945 near Meiktila, Burma (now Myanmar), Lieutenant Karamjeet Singh Judge, a platoon commander of a company ordered to capture a cotton mill, dominated the battlefield by his numerous acts of gallantry. After eliminating ten enemy bunkers he directed one tank to within 20 yards of another and asked the tank commander to cease fire while he went in to mop up. While doing so he was mortally wounded.

 

LOCATION OF MEDAL: NOT PUBLICLY HELD.

BURIAL PLACE: NO KNOWN GRAVE - ON RANGOON MEMORIAL, BURMA. COLUMN 25.

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Karamjeet Singh Judge VC

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Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill

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