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Viscount Slim II


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20/01/2019
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    It was with deep sadness that we heard the news of the death of Viscount Slim II. The Viscount was a friend and supporter of our work, and gave a rare interview to our team (image left with filmmaker Capt. Jay Singh-Sohal) for the docu-drama “Saragarhi: The True Story”. Born in India in 1927, John […]

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    GNG Smethwick partner with Armed Forces


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    29/11/2018
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    The Commander of the Army in the West Midlands has met with leaders of the Sikh community in Smethwick where they put pen to paper to sign the Armed Forces Covenant, formally recognising the strong ties between the Sikh community and the Armed Forces. Brigadier Richard Carter, Commander HQ 11th Signal and West Midlands Brigade, […]

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    Saragarhi Day in Southall


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    15/09/2018
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    From London District British Army Facebook page SARAGARHI DAY IN SOUTHALL THRILLS AND INSPIRES WITH DANCE, DRAMA AND REAL LIFE SUCCESS STORIES The Public thronged to witness colourful displays and moving dramas at a spectacular interactive event at Southall Army Reserve Centre held to commemorate one of the proudest days in Sikh history, the Battle […]

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    New Saragarhi school resource to ensure children taught about Sikh contribution to Britain


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    03/09/2018
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    As the school year begins, a new education resource for teachers based around an epic British Indian frontier battle is being published in the UK, to ensure the historic contribution made by Sikhs fighting for Britain is taught in classrooms. “Saragarhi: Sikhs and their contribution to Britain” has been developed with school teachers and educators […]

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    Saragarhi Education Resource – Sign Up!


    Date
    30/08/2018
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    We believe it’s very important to teach children about the historic contribution Sikhs made fighting for Britain, and we know you feel the same. You often tell us there’s a lack of school resources and that is why teachers are not able to do so. Not any more! As we prepare to mark Saragarhi Day […]

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    Legacy of Valour launch


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    29/07/2018
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    British Armed Forces Sikhs have attended the launch of the Legacy of Valour exhibition at Khalsa Primary School Slough. Here they are alongside local MP Tan Dhesi.  

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    Punjab Restaurant signs Armed Forces Covenant


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    13/06/2018
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    Congratulations to Punjab Restaurant Covent Garden for signing the Armed Forces Covenant alongside MOD representative Commodore Duncan Lamb. They’ve supported us at our events and commemorations including Saragarhi and WW1 Sikh Memorial with catering. Thanks for all you do!  

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    Guardsman Lall Troops the Colour in Turban


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    11/06/2018
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    Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall became the first soldier to wear a turban during the Trooping of the Colour – read more about it here.  

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    CWGC Blog: Renewing Our Shared Chronicles


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    29/05/2018
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    For J. Singh-Sohal a letter penned by an Indian servicemen during the First World War was the motivation for him to record the sentiments of the Sikh community who served and discover more about the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Read more in our latest blog here: http://ow.ly/Bckn30k2TRW 

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    Saragarhi nominated for awards in Nice


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    08/05/2018
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    The groundbreaking Saragarhi: The True Story is up for 4 awards at the Nice International Film Festival for: Best Director, Best Short Documentary, Best Story, Best Editing

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