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Garhwali soldiers in Azad Hind Fauj / Indian National Army

Garhwali soldiers in Azad Hind Fauj / Indian National Army
British Administration in Garhwal -342
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History of British Rule/Administration over Kumaun and Garhwal (1815-1947) -362

History of Uttarakhand (Garhwal, Kumaon and Haridwar) -1198
By: Bhishma Kukreti (History Student)
British Army deputed Garhwali soldiers in east and west fronts. There was Garhwal rifle 1/18 Battalion in South East Asia. Japanese army captured Singapore from British army and captured British army soldiers and officers on 15th August 1942. Japanese army captured around 1800 Garhwali soldiers and officers . Japanese Army captured total 23266 Indian soldiers and officers. Garhwalis and Indians agreed for taking part forfreedom struggle with Subhas Chandra Bose. INA commanders sent Garhwalis in difficult fronts. British army killed around 600 Garhwali soldiers and officers of INA. INA promoted Cpatin Chandra Singh Negi of 1/18th Battalion as Lieutenant Colonel of INA. Subhas Bose appointed Subedar Mejor of 1/18 Battalion his body guard as Mejor in INA. Captain Buddhi Singh was promted as l.C in INA. Later on Bose appointed Buddhi Singh as his Adjutant .
Copyright@ Bhishma Kukreti, 2018
*** History of British Rule/Administration over British Garhwal (Pauri, Rudraprayag, and Chamoli1815-1947) to be continued in next chapter
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(The History of Garhwal, Kumaon, Haridwar write up is aimed for general readers)

History of British Garhwal, Education , Caste, History of Devalgarh Garhwal , ; History of Badhan Garhwal; Education , Caste History of Barasyun Garhwal; Education , Caste, History of Chandpur Garhwal; Education , Caste History of Chaundkot Garhwal; Education , Caste History of Gangasalan Garhwal; History of Mallasalan Garhwal; Education , Caste, History of Tallasalan Garhwal; Education , Caste History of Dashauli Garhwal; Education , Caste, History of Nagpur Garhwal; Society in British Garhwal. History of British Garhwal, History of Social Structure and Religious Faith in Chamoli Garhwal, History of Social Structure and Religious Faith of Pauri Garhwal , Education , Health, Social and Culture History of Rudraprayag Garhwal.

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