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© IWM (Q 36964)
Black and white group photograph of Indian officers, NCOs and other ranks of the 1/89th Punjabis awarded gallantry medals during the First World War.

Q 36964A Black and white portrait photograph of Naik Shamand Khan VC.
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I like the fact that he wears only a single medal ribbon. A Canadian VC, Smoly Smith was asked about that once at a veterans parade and his response was 'When ya got this one, they KNOW ya got all the other f***ers.' Smole was a 'character', as they say.
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