MALEKAR, MOSES BAPUJEE:
Beni-Israel soldier; born at Bombay about 1830. He enlisted in the 12th Regiment Native Infantry April 12, 1851; was made subahdar Jan. 1, 1865; subahdar-major Feb. 15, 1878. He received the second class Order of British India in 1879, and later that of the first class, with the title of "Sirdar Bahadur." He was present at the siege and capture of Kotah and at the action of Bunnas (awarded medal and clasp). On his retirement he was made justice of the peace.