Service Number: 14069
Regiment & Unit/Ship
Queen Victoria's Own Madras Sappers and Miners
Date of Death
Died 24 February 1944
Age 30 years old
Buried or commemorated at
SANGRO RIVER CREMATION MEMORIAL
- Country of Service Indian
- Awards George Cross, Indian Distinguished Service Medal
- Additional Info Son of Kannayiram and Thangammal; husband of Shanbagammal, of Keelvodivakkam, Walajabad, Chengalpet, India.
- Additional Citation note
The citation in the London Gazette for 30th June, 1944, reads: "Awarded the George Cross for most conspicuous gallantry in carrying out hazardous work in a very brave manner."
Subadar Subramanian was killed when he threw himself upon an unexploded mine to save his comrades.
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