"Sikhs in the Great War"

"Sikhs in the Great War"

In support of the event at Dundas Archives and Museum on April 21, 2018 this community identifies Sikh Canadians in the First World War who served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force. The records have now been digitised and can be found on line. Additional information is included in "Canadian Soldier Sikhs: A Little Story in a Big War " available on line http://www.omnitv.ca/on/cmn/docs/canadian-soldier-sikhs/ Ten men have been remembered : John Baboo of Winnipeg. Sunta Gougersingh, originally from Punjab, India, who enlisted in Montréal, killed in action 19 October 1915. Buckam Singh of BC, originally from Punjab, India,he died in Kitchener, Ont, 27 August 1919. Hari Singh who enlisted in Toronto, and was originally from Punjab, India. Harnom Singh, alias Harry Robson, of Chilliwack, BC. John Singh of Winnipeg, born in India. He served in the 108th Overseas Battalion. Lashman Singh, born in India, and enlisted at Smiths Falls, Ont. He served with the 75th battalion and was killed in action on 24 October 1918. Ram Singh of Grand Forks, BC, born in Punjab, India. He enlisted in Vancouver. Sewa Singh of Vancouver, born in Dinjutah, India. Waryam Singh, born in Punjab, India, and enlisted at Smiths Falls, Ont. ( source http://asia-canada.ca/meeting-cultures/newcomers/pig-pen/sikh-canadians-first-world-war- )

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  • Born 1882

    Died 1954

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 139181

  • Born 1883

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 410622

  • Born 1888

    Died 1948

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 830650

  • Profile picture for Sunta Gouger Singh

    Born 1881

    Died 1915

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 65400

  • Born 1880

    Died 1971

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 721760

  • Born 1888

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 4080094

  • Born 1885

    Died 1918

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 219222

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 219222 Private Canadian Infantry

  • Born 1888

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 827025

  • Born 1890

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 2074282

  • Profile picture for Buk Am Singh

    Born 1893

    Died 1919

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 454819

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 454819 Private Canadian Infantry

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 454819 Private 59th Battalion