Pictures Source: UOB Sikh Society
The following pictures are from the Sikh Heritage Museum in Derby, UK.
Just this past week, the Museum added the Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Statue which was unveiled by a Home Secretary Theresa May.
Another Sikh Statue was Unveiled of Mohinder Singh Pujji in Gravesend, UK
Indian fighter pilot of WWII, Squadron Leader Mohinder Singh Pujji, was unveiled—perhaps the first such memorial to an Indian war hero in Europe.
Pujji was among the 24 officers from Indian Air Force sent to Britain in 1940 to fly with the Royal Air Force, which was fighting the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain and desperately needed pilots (the RAF at that time already had 13 direct-entry Indian officers). These Indian officers were placed in different squadrons in RAF’s fighter, bomber and coastal commands and flew rhubarb missions.