Tag Archives: Sikhs

Book focuses on Sikh soldiers’ role in the First World War

A London-based IT manager has written a book detailing the experiences of Sikh soldiers during the First World War. Sukwinder Singh Bassi researched hundreds of letters written by and to Sikh troops, before publishing around 700 extracts under the title … Continue reading

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A British officer who served with Sikhs at Festubert in 1914

The recent furore involving actor Laurence Fox, the film 1917 and the role of Sikh soldiers during the First World War reminded me of a plaque in the Grosvenor Chapel on South Audley Street in London’s Mayfair. It is dedicated … Continue reading

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