Abdul Rahman (GC)
Montgomery, Punjab, British India (modern Pakistan)
|Died|| (aged 23–24)
Kletek, Java, Dutch East Indies
|Service/branch||British Indian Army|
|Unit||3rd Battalion, 9th Jat Regiment|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Havildar Abdul Rahman GC was a soldier of the British Indian Army who was posthumously awarded the George Cross, the highest British (and Commonwealth) award for bravery not in combat. He was awarded the decoration for the gallantry he showed while saving three other men from a burning vehicle on 22 February 1946 in Kletek in Java. He was serving with the 3rd Battalion of the 9th Jat Regiment, which had fought in the Battle of Cauldron against Rommel's forces and saw action at Imphal in 1943. His award was announced in the London Gazette of 10 September 1946. His surname is sometimes spelled "Rehman".