Waris Ahluwalia to star in a film about a Sikh soldier in the First World War titled 'All Quiet on the Home Front'.
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Harmeet Singh, the first Sikh to serve in Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps features in the Royal British Legion's TV commercial for the launch of the 2015 Poppy Appeal.
South Australia’s Indian community want to march on Anzac Day to honour 15,000 of their countrymen who served alongside Australians at Gallipoli.
Netley’s military hospital was built to service an empire’s army after the Crimean war. It stood for a century and saw two world wars before being demolished in 1966.
It's incorrect to see the Sikh role in World War One as one-dimensional.
There were 400,000 Muslims fighting in the British Empire Forces in WW1 - that's more than the number of Australians!
Century-old photos have been superimposed on modern-day images.
While researching for the 'Empire, Faith & War' exhibition, our researchers were lucky enough to examine the original Metropolitan Police files of Udham Singh.
Do you have a family member who was involved in the First World War?
In 1915 Belgium street kid taunted German soldiers by dressing up as Sikh soldiers.
'One Sikh stood upon the parapet with great gallantry and threw three bombs beautifully into the middle of the Germans.'
'To show their contempt for death, some Sikhs had refused to hide in the trenches'
The Centenary commemorations have been preceded by much publicity and rethinking of that momentous and terrible event in modern world history.
A former dustman, Bob Smethurst, has amassed one of the Britain's best collections of First World War photographs after spending decades rescuing them from rubbish tips and bins.
Researching your village's First World War dead.
'Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag, and Smile, Smile, Smile'.
The year 2014 is the centenary of the start of the First World War.
Research your First World War Stories: The 1914 Star.
Research your First World War Stories: Memorial Plaque.
During World War One over 600,000 troops from South Asia were part of the British army's operations in Mesopotamia or modern day Iraq.