Awards & Winners

Guy Boisragon

Date of Birth 05-November-1864
Place of Birth Kohat
(Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa)
Nationality British Raj
Profession Soldier
Brigadier Guy Hudleston Boisragon VC was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Boisragon was 27 years old, and a lieutenant in the Indian Staff Corps, British Indian Army, and 5th Gurkha Rifles during the Hunza-Naga Campaign, India when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the VC. On 2 December 1891 during the attack on Nilt Fort, India, Lieutenant Boisragon led the assault, forcing his way through difficult obstacles to the inner gate, when he returned for reinforcements, moving fearlessly to and fro under heavy cross-fire until he had collected sufficient men to drive the enemy from the fort. He later achieved the rank of brigadier.

Awards by Guy Boisragon

Check all the awards nominated and won by Guy Boisragon.


Victoria Cross
(In recognition of most conspicuous bravery that took place on 2 December 1891 as Lieutenant of the 5th Gurkha Rifles during the Hunza-Naga Campaign.)