|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)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
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