(DSU News Bureau) A woman recounted a story of when Sikhs came to the rescue of a woman’s grandfather who fought in the battle of Gallipoli. The woman said her grandfather was at Gallipoli and fought there.

She showed a medal given to her family in honor of her grandfather for his valiant service during the battle. The battle of Gallipoli saw allied forces of the British Empire against the Ottoman Empire in Turkey.

The woman said her grandfather was wounded and left with the dead but after Indian soldiers arrived they saw a blink in the eye and rescued the soldier.

She became emotional recounting the story.

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