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Agansing Rai VC (24 April 1920 – 27 May 2000) was a Nepalese Gurkha recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in ...

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Honours and Awards - British Army
Naik Agansing Rai, 5th Gurkha Rifles, Burma - 26th June 1944. ". ...
Aspects of the grammar of Thulung Rai: an endangered - Hal-SHS
Sep 29, 2005 Thulung Rai is an endangered Tibeto-Burman language of eastern ..... by Agan Sing Deusa Rai (1944), and before that a vocabulary list by ...
Aspects of the Grammar of Thulung Rai: An Endangered Himalayan
Thulung Rai is an endangered Tibeto-Burman language of eastern Nepal, ..... by Agan Sing Deusa Rai (1944), and before that a vocabulary list by Hodgson ...
Download Complete - Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
position called Mortar Bluff off the Silchar–Bishenpur Track. 5. Naik Agansing Rai of the 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles for his actions on 26 June 1944, at the British ...
Introduction - Victoria Cross Heroes
Naik (Corporal) Agansing Rai VC – Burma campaign, WW2. 2. Sepoy (Private) Ishar Singh VC – Afghanistan 1921.

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200th anniversary of the Gurkhas: fierce, loyal and brave, Britain must thank
Agansing Rai, VC. • Gaje Ghale, VC. • Ganju Lama, VC.
Fifty great heroes: 26-50
Agansing Rai is the only Gurkha VC in my 168-strong collection. Rai, who had the rank of naik, was serving in the 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles with the 17th Indian – or so-called “Black Cat” – Division during the Burma Campaign of 1944.
Lieutenant Tul Bahadur Pun, VC
Early in March that year the Second Chindit Expedition, a force of six brigades comprising some 9,000 men together with stores, was air-landed in Burma.
Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon Shakespear
In September 1944 Shakespear, then a major, was in command of two companies of the 1st Battalion 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (the Sirmoor Rifles).
The debt we owe the Gurkhas
Naik (the equivalent of "corporal") Agansing Rai won his VC fighting the Japanese near the India-Burma border in 1944. "Under withering fire the naik and his party charged a machine gun, he himself killing three of the crew," his citation reads.

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Agansing Rai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Agansing Rai VC (24 April 1920 – 27 May 2000) was a Nepalese Gurkha recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in ...
Agansing Rai, VC - Telegraph
May 30, 2000 Agansing Rai, who has died in Kathmandu aged 80, was awarded the VC when serving with the 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force) in ...
Agansing Rai VC - Lord Ashcroft Medal Collection
63219 Rifleman (acting Naik) Agansing Rai, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force), Indian Army. In Burma on 24th and 25th June, 1944, after fierce fighting, ...
Agansing Rai (1920 - 2000) - Find A Grave Memorial
Jul 26, 2003 Birth: Apr. 24, 1920. Death: May 27, 2000.
Speech – Gurkhas: Anniversary | Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea, CBE, DL
Jun 14, 2015 Gaje Ghale VC and Agansing Rai VC were living legends, who I was fortunate to have grown up with and have been inspired by for the rest of ...

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