On This Day: Khudadad Khan

On This Day: Khudadad Khan

Younes continues our series on Victoria Cross winners in the First World War, with this personal reflection on the experiences of Khudadad Khan, who was awarded the Victoria Cross in person by King George V on 26 January 1915. “To die on the battlefield is glory.”...
On This Day: Lance Naik Lala Ram

On This Day: Lance Naik Lala Ram

Thank you, Younes, for this excellent account of Lala Ram, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions on 21 January 1916: A century ago today, Lance Naik Lala Ram, from the Himachal Pradesh District (in what now makes up part of northern India), earned his...