Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony

Annual ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com honoring a tradition of military service and sacrifice. To learn more visit http://www.sikhmuseum.com/remember/


Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony

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Memorial or Death Plaque - this was issued to the families of British Commonwealth soldiers killed in the war. The plaque has the soldiers full name without their rank to show the equality of sacrifice of all those who lost their lives. This death plaque was awarded to the family of soldier Budh Singh. It is displayed at the Annual Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com.

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The Victory Medal of Pvt. Buckam Singh. The only known surviving medal of one of the 10 Sikh soldiers allowed to serve in the Canadian military in World War I. To learn more see the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - Private Buckam Singh, Discovering a Canadian Hero

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The Victory Medal of Pvt. Buckam Singh. The only known surviving medal of one of the 10 Sikh soldiers allowed to serve in the Canadian military in World War I. Engraved on the rim of the medal: 454819 PTE. B. A. SINGH 20 – CAN. INF. To learn more see the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - Private Buckam Singh, Discovering a Canadian Hero

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The grave of Pvt. Buckam Singh discovered after almost 90 years. The only military grave in Canada of the Sikh soldier from the World Wars. There is no cross like on Christian military graves and a mention of his birthplace in Punjab at the bottom. To learn more visit the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - Private Buckam Singh, Discovering a Canadian Hero

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Toronto Daily Star Aug 9, 1916 - news of Pvt. Buckam Singh being wounded in battle. One of only 10 Sikhs allowed to serve in the Canadian military in World War I. To learn more see the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - Private Buckam Singh, Discovering a Canadian Hero

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Gone but not forgotten, the grave of Pvt. Buckam Singh, discovered after almost 90 years. He died alone in a military hospital with no family or Sikhs present. Now an Annual Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com is held at his grave every year.

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Sergeant Gurpreet Singh Dipak, 23rd Field Ambulance with Pvt. Buckam Singhs Victory Medal at his grave, the only military grave in Canada of a Sikh soldiers from the World Wars.

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Sergeant Gurpreet Singh Dipak, 23rd Field Ambulance and Rtd Capt. Harjit Singh Bains, Corp. of Signal Indian Army at the 2008 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Captain Prabhjot Singh Dhanoa, 25th Field Ambulence, Canadian Forces, Flight Corporal Gurpreet Kaur Banga, Royal Canadian Air Cadets Flight, Corporal Gagandeep Kaur Banga, Royal Canadian Air Cadets at the 2009 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Captain Prabhjot Singh Dhanoa, 25th Field Ambulence, Canadian Forces addresses the audience at the 2009 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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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

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Captain Prabhjot Singh Dhanoa, Canadian Forces at the 2010 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Canadian Forces soldiers, R.C.M.P. and SikhMuseum.com Curator at 2010 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Sikh Military Veterans Captain Harjit Singh Bains, Corp of Signals, Captain Mohabat Singh, 7th Sikh Regiment at the 2010 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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We were there, we remember. Sikhs have a long military tradition and fought both in World War I and World War II.

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Members of the Canadian Forces in attendance at the 2011 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Lt.-Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan, Commanding Officer British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) at the 2011 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Lt.-Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan, Commanding Officer British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own), photographer Hartaarn Singh at the 2011 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Wreath laying on behalf on the Canadian Forces by Brigadier General Matthew K. Overton, C.D., Director General Military Careers accompanied by Lt.-Col. Harjit Singh Sajjan, Commanding Officer British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) at the 2011 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Lt. Manjeet Singh Vinning, British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own), Lt. Amardeep Singh, Navy, CFRC at the 2011 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

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Grave of Canadian WWI hero Pvt. Buckam Singh. Site of the Annual Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com. It is the only military grave in Canada of a Sikh Canadian soldier from the World Wars.

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