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An Indian Army Burma Mention in Despatches group – Frontier Force Rifles.

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An Indian Army Burma Mention in Despatches group – Frontier Force Rifles.

1939-45Star; Burma Star; 1939-45 War medal , with MID emblem; 1939-45 India Service medal; General Service 1918-62, 1 clasp, S. E. Asia 1945-46 , I.O.27318 Subdr. Sukh Ram, 2 Bn., F.F. Rif.

M.I.D. London Gazette 5 April 1945 (Burma).

Sukh Ram enrolled in the Indian Army on 8 October 1927, being made Jemadar on 28 November 1942.

During the Second World War he served with the 13th Battalion Frontier Force Rifles. The 13th Battalion served in the retreat from Burma in 1942 and remained at Assam and Ranchi until November 1943, when it joined the 4th Indian Infantry Brigade. They served in the Arakan in 1944 and thence for the invasion of Ramree Island on 15 January 1945, when they landed at Letpan.

Sent to Sumatra in October 1945, the battalion spent over a year in-theatre, seeing fierce fighting with Indonesian partisans

Condition – VF