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Khudadad Khan VC was awarded the Victoria Cross in 1914 and was the first non-white person to receive it.
Born in 1888 in Chakwal in present-day Pakistan, Khudadad Khan was a Sepoy in the 129th Duke of Connaught’s Own Baluchis, British Indian Army. The battalion formed part of the Indian Corps, which was sent to France in 1914, to shore up the British forces fighting on the Western Front during WW1.
Khudadad Khan VC
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