Canada's first turbaned RCMP officer, Sergeant Baltej Singh Dhillon, British Columbia Provincial Intelligence Centre, Royal Canadian Mounted Police at the 2010 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com
Battle-hardened Sikh veterans of Montgomery’s Desert Rats stride along a desert track. The British troops who defeated Rommel in North Africa came from virtually every corner of the Empire; Englishmen fought alongside wiry Gurkhas from Nepal and bearded Sikhs from India, as well as Scots, Canadians, Australians, South Africans and New Zealanders.
Baldev Singh, the first post WW II Kesadhari (with unshorn hair) Sikh to serve in the US Military. He was drafted during the Vietnam War and his father Jarnail Singh Purewal was instrumental in changing the law so that Sikhs did not have to cut their hair if they were drafted.