Archive for January 2020

1917 – The Great War

IMAGE OF SOLDIERS FROM WORLD WAR 1

A new film has caused controversy in recent days due to its inclusion of a Sikh Soldier shown shoulder-to-shoulder with other British troops. An accusation has been made by Actor Laurence Fox; that the inclusion of a Sikh Soldier was nothing more than diversity gone mad. Stating the inclusion of a single Sikh soldier amongst…

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Crowds gather

Crowds gather at statue honouring Sikh soldiers. HUNDREDS of people attended the unveiling of a new statute in honour of Sikh soldiers who fought in both World Wars. The six-foot statue in Greenhead Park, Huddersfield, is the first in Yorkshire to honour the sacrifice of British Indian Sikh soldiers, and comes after years of fundraising.…

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