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Jaimal's Grandfather, Manta was one of many Sikh 
and Hindu soldiers who fought for Britain in the First World War.
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REMEMBERING A HERO
By Jaimal Singh Johol
Jaimal tells the story of his courageous Grandfather, Manta. He fought in the British Indian Army in the First World War and was injured on the front line whilst saving his commanding officer.

He was hospitalised in Brighton but didn’t survive his wounds. Along with many other Sikh and Hindu soldiers he was cremated and buried at the Chattri memorial at Patcham.

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Title:
REMEMBERING A HERO
Contributor:
Jaimal Singh Johol
Length:
1.58 mins
Date:
05 Nov 2008
Source:
Video Nation Southern Counties
Region:
England - South
Categories:
Identity
Memories


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