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  • Name: Baldev SINGH
  • D.O.A: 1st Jul, 1931
  • D.O.D: 1st Nov, 1983
  • Award: Empire Gallantry Medal translated to George Cross
  • Occupation at time of action: Sub-Inspector, Punjab Police Force
  • Book: The Complete History - Volume 3
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Ferozepore District, Punjab, India June-July 1931

June-July 1931

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Ferozepore lies on the east bank of the River Sutlej in the Punjab. Sub-Inspector Baldev Singh was awarded the EGM for his gallantry during two incidents in the district in June and July 1931.

Citation

 The KING has been graciously pleased to approve of the Award of the Medal of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire to the undermentioned:– For Gallantry. Baldev Singh. Sub-Inspector of Police, Punjab. This officer displayed great bravery in organising and leading an attack under fire on a dangerous gang of offenders in the Ferozepore district in June last. In July he narrowly escaped death in a successful raid on a house occupied by persons in unlawful possession of arms. 

Supplement to The London Gazette of 29 December 1931. 1 January 1932, Numb. 33785, p. 12

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