Mateen Ahmed ANSARI, GC (Posthumously)
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No. & Rank at the Time of Action: IEC 1694; A/Captain
Unit/Occupation: 5th Bn., 7th Rajput Regiment, Indian Army, and a member of the British Army Aid Group
Date and Place of Birth: 1915/16
Family: Son of Begum H. A. Ansari, of Hyderabad, Deccan, India. Second son of the Registrar of Usmania University.
Date and Place of GC Action: January 1942 - 29th October 1943, POW Camp, Hong Kong
The London Gazette: 18th April 1946