Gurung, Thaman b. October 2, 1924 d. November 10, 1944 World War II Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Nepal, South Asia, he served as a Rifleman in the 1/5 Royal Gurkha Regiment, Frontier Forces, British Army. On November 10, 1944, at Monte San Bartolo, Italy, while leading a scouting patrol Rifleman Gurung came across German soldiers dug into the mountainside. The Germans started to open fire on his patrol and to cover the retreat of his section, Rifleman Gurung ran to the top of the hill and opened fire on the enemy position. He held the enemy in...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Rimini Gurkha War Cemetery, Rimini, Provincia di Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy Plot: III. B. 5.