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"Subadar Richpal Ram" Artist unknown, 1943. Charcoal, ink and Gouache on board.

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Subadar Richpal Ram

"Subadar Richpal Ram" Artist unknown, 1943

Catalogue ref: INF 3/423 Links to the Catalogue


One of two examples of a member of the Indian Army in this exhibition depicted performing the deed for which they awarded the VC. Richpal Ram led numerous attacks in the face of heavy enemy fire and was mortally wounded leading his men in the capture of Cheren.

 

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WO 373/28

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WO 373/28 (2)