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Abdul Hafiz
Birth: Sep. 4, 1915
Punjab, India
Death: Apr. 6, 1944
Manipur, India

World War II British Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Jemadar in the 9th Infantry of the Indian Army. On April 6, 1944, his unit met heavy enemy resistance at Imphal, India. Jemadar Hafiz led an attack against Japanese forces was wounded, but still continued to attack enemy positions and killed several of the enemy. As he turned to attack another Japanese position, he was fatally wounded by machine-gun fire. For courage and sacrifice in the face of the enemy, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross Medal in July, 1944. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Imphal Indian Army War Cemetery
Manipur, India
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