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Major Rowland de Putron Gauvain.
"The Forgotten Army"


Major Rowland de Putron Gauvain. United Kingdom

Born in 1908; commissioned at RMA Sandhurst in 1928. 
Loan service in the Indian Army, 5/13 Frontier Force Rifles, attached to 10/13 FFR and Tochi Scouts. 
Selected for the Indian Army Staff College, Quetta. 
1941, fathered son Anthony de Putron; posted as Brigade Major, 8 Indian Infantry Brigade, Kota Bahru.
1942, injured in confused fighting in the Turong Road area, Singapore. 
Reported as killed by the Japanese, in action, at the fall of Singapore. 

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