On 15th August 2020 Mirfield Town Council along with their partners in the Mirfield Royal British Legion held a service to mark the 75th Anniversary of Victory over Japan(VJ) Day when World War Two was brought to a close. The event was attended on behalf of SSO by President (Kalvinder Bhullar) and Treasurer (Jagjit Sodhi) which took…

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On 28th May Mrs Avtar Kaur of Water Street, Huddersfield a supporter of the SSO presents a cheque for £500 to the SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity.

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On 27th April 2020 The Sikh Soldier Organisation presented a cheque for £1,400 to SSAFA (The Armed Forces Charity) to help those affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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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 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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We have launched our new website, initially this site will focus on the unveiling of our Sikh Soldier Statue in Huddersfield. However we aim to grow this into a resource for all to learn more about the contributions of Sikhs to the modern world.

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