House of Commons
EDM #672
Tabled 11 December 2017
2017-19 Session
That this House notes the contribution of Sikh soldiers in the First World War when over 138,000 Indian troops fought in Belgium and France, many of them Sikh; recognises that more than one-quarter of these soldiers would become casualties; further notes that in March 1915, Sikh troops, along with counterparts from around the British Empire, fought in the bloody battle of Neuve Chapelle, with many making the ultimate sacrifice; further recognises that Sikh regiments lost nearly four-fifths of their men, and three regiments stood at only 16 per cent of their original strength; and urges the Government to support the erection of a permanent monument in central London to highlight and commemorate their brave actions and grave losses.

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