- First World War (1914-1918)
- 54th Sikh Regiment, Indian Army
- Awarded on:
- January 1st, 1919
At Shejarhar Bridge, on the 20th September 1918, he led his company through an intense cross machine-gun barrage and took his objective with the utmost determination and dash. His personal gallantry and disregard of danger greatly inspired all ranks. Although severely wounded, he endeavoured to crawl and continue commanding, but finally had to be carried back by his orderly.