|Birth: ||Apr. 24, 1920|
|Death: ||May 27, 2000|
World War II Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Naik (Corporal) in the 2nd Battalion, 5th Gurkha Rifles, Indian Army. At Manipur, India, on June 26, 1944, Naik Ram was in an attack on British posts which had been taken by the enemy. Under constant enemy fire, he charged a machine-gun killing three of the crew. He then led a group on an enemy machine-gun firing from the jungle, killing three of the crew and tackled an isolated bunker single-handed, killing all four occupants. For extreme bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Victoria Cross Medal on January 23, 1945. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Specifically: Body cremated at Dharan, Burma, on May 31, 2000
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Record added: Jul 26, 2003
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Robert Saulino, Sr.
Added: Apr. 24, 2013
Rest in peace and thank you for your service during World War II. You are an inspiration to not only your countrymen, but to others around the world.|
Added: Dec. 19, 2012
Remembering a Hero|
Added: May. 27, 2012
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