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Mateen Ahmed ANSARI, GC (Posthumously)

The stories of all the recipients have now been told in Marion Hebblethwaite's series One Step Further but she is bringing out an Appendix with new information so please contact her on 01993 880223 or if you are related or can add to what is already published.

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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.

Early Life:

Date and Place of GC Action: January 1942 - 29th October 1943, POW Camp, Hong Kong

The London Gazette: 18th April 1946