Sikhs in WW1 uniform
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British Army honours Sikh role in World War One

The British army has honoured the contribution made by Sikh soldiers during World War One.

Thousands of Sikhs from the Indian sub-continent fought and died for Britain during the conflict.

The commemoration at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst featured a re-enactment by 36 Sikh volunteers.

Kameldeep Singh Samra, from Birmingham explains why it is so important to remember the thousands of Sikhs who died fighting for the British Empire.

  • 13 Sep 2014
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