Sikhs in the Canadian Military


It is little known that Sikh C
Canadians served with the Canadian Army in the First World War. Ten such men have been found among the military records of the Great War, all volunteers to fight for a country that denied them the rights of citizenship. Among them, eight served in Europe, two of whom were killed in action. Another, who was wounded and died after returning to Canada, was Buckam Singh, whose story has been discovered more fully than the others.

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