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  • India, Republic. An Indo-Pakistani Campaign Group, Rifleman Harku Pun, 4th Gorkha Rifles
  • India, Republic. An Indo-Pakistani Campaign Group, Rifleman Harku Pun, 4th Gorkha Rifles
  • India, Republic. An Indo-Pakistani Campaign Group, Rifleman Harku Pun, 4th Gorkha Rifles
  • India, Republic. An Indo-Pakistani Campaign Group, Rifleman Harku Pun, 4th Gorkha Rifles
  • India, Republic. An Indo-Pakistani Campaign Group, Rifleman Harku Pun, 4th Gorkha Rifles
  • India, Republic. An Indo-Pakistani Campaign Group, Rifleman Harku Pun, 4th Gorkha Rifles

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India, Republic. An Indo-Pakistani Campaign Group, Rifleman Harku Pun, 4th Gorkha Rifles

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India, Republic. An Indo-Pakistani Campaign Group, Rifleman Harku Pun, 4th Gorkha Rifles

General Service Medal 1947-1975, 1 Clasp - LADAKH 1962 (5336209 RFN. HARKU PUN, G.R.), in cupro-nickel, measuring 36.5 mm in diameter); Samar Seva Star 1965 (5336209 RFN. HARKU PUN, 4 G.R.), in bronze, measuring 38.3 mm (w) x 37.5 mm (h); Pashchimi Star, in bronze, un-named, measuring 38.3 mm (w) x 37.5 (h); Raksha Medal 1965 (5336209 RFN. HARKU PUN, G.R.), in curpo-nickel, measuring 35 mm in diameter; Sangram Medal 1971 (5336209 RFN H PUN 4 GR), in curpo-nickel, measuring 35 mm in diameter; Sainya Seva Medal (5336209 RFN. HARKU PUN. G.R.), in curpo-nickel, measuring 35 mm in diameter; 25th Independence Anniversary Medal 1972 (5336209 RFN HARKU PUN 4 GR), in curpo-nickel, measuring 35 mm in diameter; and Nine Years Long Service Medal (5336209 RFN. HARKU PUN, G.R.), in curpo-nickel, measuring 35 mm in diameter. Naming is impressed on the rim of the six medals and on the reverse of the Samar Seva Star, the Pashchimi Star is un-named. Court-mounted, the reverse with two screwposts with nuts placed for display, light contact, lacquered, original ribbons, very fine.

 

Footnote: The 4th Gorkha Rifles or the Fourth Gorkha Rifles, abbreviated as 4 GR, is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army comprising Gurkha soldiers of Indian and Nepalese nationality, especially Magars and Gurungs hill tribes of Nepal. The Fourth Gorkha Rifles has five infantry battalions. The regiment was raised in 1857 as part of the British Indian Army. In 1947, after India's independence, the Fourth Gurkha Rifles became part of the Indian Army as the Fourth Gorkha Rifles. The regiment has seen action in wars in Africa, Europe and Asia, including the Second Afghan War, the Boxer Rebellion (China), the First World War I and the Second World War.

Since Independence, in 1947, the regiment has seen action in the India-Pakistan Wars of 1947-48, 1965, 1971, 1987, and 1999, and the Chinese aggression in 1962. The Regiment has also participated in UN Peacekeeping Missions. In regards to the eight awards: the General Service Medal 1947-1975 was a military service medal of India, established by the President of India on June 5, 1950 and awarded for service in Jammu and Kashmir during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947, up through service in the Mizo Hills until 1975, with eligible operations are denoted by a clasp for each operation, the Ladakh Clasp in 1962; the Samar Seva Star was conferred upon military personnel in recognition of combat service during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965; the Paschimi Star was awarded to members of the Indian armed forces for participation on the western borders of India during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971; the Raksha Medal was instituted by the President of India on January 26, 1967 to be awarded for active service in the war with Pakistan that took place in August and September 1965, mainly in Jammu Kashmir; the Sangram Medal was awarded for service during the 1971-72 war with Pakistan.

Eligibility for being awarded the medal was extended to all categories of personnel who served in the military, paramilitary forces, police, and civilians in service in the operational areas of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Gujarat, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, or Tripura between December 3, 1971 and December 20, 1972 (both dates inclusive); the Sainya Seva Medal is awarded in recognition of non-operational service under conditions of hardship and severe climate in specified areas; the 25th Independence Anniversary Medal 1972 was instituted in 1973 and awarded to all members of the armed forces, paramilitary forces, and police forces (broadly defined) who were serving on August 15, 1972; and the Nine Years Long Service Medal was instituted on April 19, 1971 by the President of India and awarded to all armed services personnel for nine years of service.

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