The voice of the Indian sepoy (soldier) during the First World War is rarely heard.
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British historian David Omissi collected the letters of Indian soldiers away from home in his book 'Indian Voices of the Great War'.
Sikh soldiers washing their hair and applying oil on a Middle-Eastern desert-morning during the First World War.
'In the highest sense of the word extreme gallantry has been shown by this fine Battalion....'
Mel Gibson in the classic 1981 film 'Gallipoli', which featured the heroic exploits of the Australians in the disastrous campaign of 1915 but not one Indian soldier.
Few people know that Sikhs fought alongside Australians and New Zealanders in Gallipoli.
Charles Allen, the prolific author of numerous popular history books on India, spoke about John Smyth VC and his 'Ten Sikh Supermen'.
Christy Campbell telling the untold story of Sikh flying ace Hardit Singh Malik, who fought both institutional racism and the German air force, surviving both to rise to be an Ambassador for India.
Engaging speakers all with amazing stories to tell.
Hardit Malik, pictured here in 1917, wearing the uniform of a French Ambulance Driver.
Lt. John Smyth of the 15th Ludhiana Sikhs pictured wearing a beautifully tied turban.
Hardit Singh Malik, pictured here as a 22 year old First World War flying ace in 1918 outside Balliol College, Oxford where he had been a student.
Lt. John Smyth was awarded the Victoria Cross with the 15th Ludhiana Sikhs.
This weekend we have the very great pleasure of hosting Squadron Leader Rana T.S. Chhina (Retd) who is speaking at our second symposium.
On Sunday 10 August some of the foremost speakers on the Sikh experience during the First World War will be speaking in London.
Journalist and author, Christy Campbell, will be presenting a fascinating talk titled 'Dr Blighty Through Sophia's Eyes: Wounded Indians in Britain and a Maharaja's Granddaughter'.
First World War: 'Stories of the Empire - The Sikh fighter pilot & the Red Baron!'