awarded to Nurse Maran Lu
The nurses of Seagrave Unit 1944
Nurse Maran Lu is standing at the left end of the line.
Certificate for service in Burma from the Governor of Burma
The Bronze Star
The White House
Citation for the Bronze Star Medal
Maran Lu, Nurse, Seagrave Unit. For heroic and meritorious service in
connection with military operations against an enemy of the United
States from 9 January 1942 to 20 May 1942. As a nurse in a medical unit
organized to provide aid for Allied Forces fighting in Burma, Maran Lu,
together with the other nurses in this unit, underwent indescribable
hardships and fatigue, worked with limited supplies and facilities, yet
saved many lives and did much to maintain morale of troops during the
fighting in and the retreat from Burma. Her infailing attention to
duty, tireless performance of all tasks, resourcefulness, courage, and
unceasing good humour, won the respect and admiration of every one with
whom she served.
Maran Lu married Captain Kum Je Tawng Wah, M.C., B.G.M, Army in Burma
Reserve of Officers and Special Operations Executive.
She died at her home in Burma