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Rflmn. Gobar Sing Negi VC.

British Indian Army 2nd Btn. 39th Garhwal Rifles

from:Manjaur, Tehri

(d.10th March 1915)

Gobar Sing Negi died on the 10th of March 1915, aged 21 and is commemorated on the Neuve Chapelle Memorial in France. He was the son of Badri Sing, of Manjaur, Tehri, United Provinces.

An extract from the Supplement to The London Gazette, dated 27th April, 1915, records the following:- "For most conspicuous bravery on 10th March, 1915, at Neuve-Chapelle. During our attack on the German position he was one of a bayonet party with bombs who entered their main trench, and was the first man to go round each traverse, driving back the enemy until they were eventually forced to surrender. He was killed during this engagement."



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