b. ? d. ?
DATE OF EM ACTION: 03/03/1917 Gorangdih Colliery, India.
Little is known about the life of Rupai Kol, a miner at the Gorangdih Colliery in India on 3rd March 1917, other than his actions on that day.
His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to award the Edward Medal in Silver to Mr. Cecil Herbert Whiffen and Sirdar Bideshi Kol, also fhe Edward Medal to the miners, Rupai Kol and Suku Kol, and to the timber carpenters, Jadu Kol and Bhudu Kol, for their gallantry in rescuing on the 3rd March, 1917, two men imprisoned through an accident in the Gorangdih Colliery in India belonging to the Burrakar Coal Company.
BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: UNKNOWN.