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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


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Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Headstone Placeholder
  • 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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