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Badlu Singh
Birth: Nov., 1876
Death: Sep. 23, 1918

World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a Ressaidar in the 14th Lancers Scinde Horse Indian Army, attached 29th Lancers. At Palestine, Israel, on September 23, 1918, his squadron charged a strong enemy position at the River Jordon. Ressaidar Singh realizing that heavy casualties were being inflicted from a small hill occupied by machine-guns with 200 infantry, collected six other men, charged and captured the position. He was mortally wounded on the top of the hill when capturing one of the machine-guns single handed, but all the guns and infantry had surrendered to him before he died. For most prestigious courageous duty, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross Medal. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
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Record added: Aug 01, 2003
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Badlu Singh
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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Rest in peace old chap.
- derrick unwin
 Added: Nov. 25, 2013
Continue to Rest in Peace - you are not forgotten - thank you!
- Linda
 Added: Nov. 28, 2011

- Kat
 Added: Sep. 23, 2011
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