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National Memorial Arboretum

Dave M

Pheasey Born Bumper
King's African Rifles and East African Forces Association for the unveiling of their new Askari Statue.
20th June 2018

 

Pedrocut

Master Barmmie
Memorial to WWI Sikh soldiers unveiled at the NMA in November 2015.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-34692507

“A 10ft bronze statue of a World War One Sikh soldier is to be installed in a high street to commemorate 100 years since the end of the conflict. The Lions of the Great War monument, which will be installed later this year in Smethwick, West Midlands, will honour the South Asian service personnel who fought for Britain.”
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-44541667
 

Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
how wonderful that the thousands of horses that also gave their lives during ww1 are to be remembered dave as they are all too often forgotten...

lyn
 

Dave M

Pheasey Born Bumper
A service of Remembrance will be held at the Gallipoli Memorial on Thursday 25th April.

ANZAC Day, observed on the 25 April each year, was originally established to remember the anniversary of the start of the Gallipoli Campaign on 25th April 1915, it is now a national day of Remembrance in Australia and New Zealand. This year marks its 104th Anniversary.
 
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