Sunday, 11 November 2012

The Sikh Soldiers and Guru Granth Sahib


THE CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA 1914-1918

The Sikhs fought under the British in both World War 1 and World World War 2. The contribution of the Sikhs in these campaign is a noted feature in British history.




Men of the 45th Sikhs (52nd Infantry Brigade, 17th Division) marching with the Guru Granth Sahib to attend a Diwan (religious service) whilst on campaign in Mesopotamia.



 Men of the 45th Sikhs (52nd Infantry Brigade, 17th Division) attending a Diwan (religious service) whilst on campaign in Mesopotamia.




Unknown photo of Sikh soldier praying to Guru Granth Sahib.

Images courtesy of Panjab Cultural Association UK.: www.5culture.org

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