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Nepal-Assam Burma 1945 medal


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Hi Gents

I have recently acquired this Nepalese Assam-Burma Medal which I believe was awarded for WW2 service in this theatre of war. I can find very little information on this award and have seen examples presented with both sides of the medal treated as the obverse. I think the ribbon on this example may be back to front as it would make sense to me that the side with the Kukri is the actual obverse, as the bravery medal issued in the same time also has the same image of the Nepalese flag on one side. Any information anyone can share would be much appreciated.

Cheers

Dave

Nepal-Assam-Burma War Commemorative  Medal 1944-45(2)-O-D75.JPG

Nepal-Assam-Burma War Commemorative  Medal 1944-45(2)-R.JPG

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If No one here can translate the script for you, try posting it to the South Asian Military Heritage Group on Facebook.  Ashok Nath and Ed Haynes, two of the most expert people I know on South Asian medals are active there.

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