Indian soldiers are often forgotten however contributed a lot to "The Empire" and more importantly through both World wars.
Hope we can honour them in some small way here.
hope I get the use conditions right
photos found on Flickr (National archives) tagged as "No known Copyright restrictions"...
PEARCE, William. Gunner 271514, Indian Army Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery who died on the 1st October 1918 age 22. Son of Mrs. Emily Pearce, of 9, Stevens Gate, Wolverhampton. At rest in Wolverhampton Cemetery, Staffordshire.
Dvr 2343591, Royal Signal Corps, attached to the 11th Indian Division Signals. Died in a Japanese Prison Camp in Japan 11th December 1943 aged 25. Son of Amos and Ethel Elizabeth of Breaston, Derbyshire
Commemorated on a family memorial at St James churchyard cemetery, Shardlow, Derbyshire...
Farrier 65635, 32 Mule Coy,Royal Indian Army Service Corps Died 13th September 1940aged 37. Son of Jaffar and Nanhi, of Fazalpur, Meerut of Derby, husband of Gladys Lillian Grundy, India; husband of Katto, of Fazalpur. Buried at Ashbourne Cemetery, Derbyshire
Donald, Lieutenant 118437, 1st Field Regiment Royal Artillery killed in action 26th September 1941 age20. Commemorated at Ampney St Peter's church, Gloucestershire and is buried at El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Lieutenant EC/4665, D Coy, 6th Duke of Connaught's Own Lancers [Warson Horse]...
A pair of Tunguska M1 low-level air defence systems, at the 2001 Republic Day Parade in New Delhi. Four 9M111 Pantsyr S1 (SA-19) SAM launchers, along with a pair of 30mm anti-aircraft guns make up the Tanguska M1 ADS.
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