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INDIA WOUNDED MEDAL VARIATION

Here is the India Wounded Medal,but it's an unilingual variation (not listed in the excellent book published by Ed Haynes).

Can someone help to translate the obverse inscription (with attribution engraved on the below part of obverse) ?

You can download the 3rd picture on your computer and then increase its size to translate it.

Emmanuel

Sorry to break in where I'm not welcome. This is not the wound medal. It is the West Bengal Governor's Medal. This is why it is in Bengali, not Hindi. The name of the recipient is there at the bottom.

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Your contributions are, as ever, extremely welcome Ed!!!

(contemplates scuttling off to update India section on website).

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Haynes - how very perceptive of you . Must be a problem to be Anglo-phobic and have to speak ENGLISH every day ?

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Ahem. Can we keep this civilised, please, GENTLEMEN.

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A very brief post to correct some dangerous and persistent errors and misinformation regarding Korea medals above:

Ed,

Many thanks for the corrections and details. I am now hard at work on the new book - there's just too much new and better information out now for me to call it a revision anymore.

I'll be contacting you offline very soon.

Thanks to all.

Oh, Jeff, just like the old times, I'll be calling soon 8>)

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Here is a territorial army medal group, which lives with me

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A territorial army decoration group

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Nice group!  To whom is it named?

Hugh

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37 minutes ago, Hugh said:

Nice group!  To whom is it named?

Hugh

Named to Lt. Col O.P. Dutta of Arty, there is a progression in rank from captain to Lt. Col

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