British Empire Medal

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British Empire Medal

The British Empire Medal replaced the Medal of the Order of the British Empire (1917-1922) and had a military and a civil division. The medal was awarded for meritorious service which warranted such a mark of royal appreciation. The award was mainly awarded to Other ranks and Non Commissioned Officers.

Four ground crew were awarded the British Empire Medal during the Second World War.

S No. Rank Name Date Award
10379 Sgt B M Kothari Jan 1945 BEM
3234 Art. I P B Panth Jan 1945 BEM
14825 LAC S Purkayastha Apr 1945 BEM
15228 AC 1 L J Saldhana Jul 1945 BEM

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