Sikhs In The Army

Havildar Parkash Singh VC

 

HAVILDAR PARKASH SINGH.

Havildar. 8th Punjab Regiment. Indian Army.

London Gazetted on 13th May 1943.

Born on 31 st March 1913 at Sharikar, Jaranavala Tehsil, Lyallpur Distrt., India. Memorial not known.

Digest of Citation reads:

Havildar Parkash Singh drove his own carrier forward to rescue the crews of two other disabled carriers under extremely heavy fire on 6th January 1943 at Donbaik, Mayu Peninsula, Burma. In the same area, on 19th January 1943, he again rescued two more carriers which had been put down of action by Japanese anti-tank gun. He went out again and brought to safety another disabled carrier and its two wounded occupants. Additional information:. Havildar Parkash Singh held the Indian PVSM.

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