Kamal Ram Gurjar - Youngest Indian to Receive the highest british military honor Victoria Cross by King George VI in Italy on 26th July 1944.
During the Winter 1943 when the Germans strategically retreated north of Naples, they destroyed all bridges to slow down the Allies. During the last battle  of Cassino, 11th to 18th May 1944, the 8th Indian division succeeded in placing two bridges over the river south of Sant' Angelo.On 12 May 1944, 3/8 Punjabis, the right-hand battalion, had been ordered as a first task to secure the line of the lateral road, thereafter striking for Point