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Battlefield Tour 2010

29/5/2010 to 29/5/2010


A GUIDED DAY TRIP TO THE BATTLEFIELDS OF NORTHERN EUROPE

Organised in conjunction with Anglia Battlefield Tours, this trip will take you on a journey exploring the contribution made by Sikh soldiers during the Great War

* Experienced guides offer a unique insight into the Indian Army's outstanding contribution to the    battles of World War 1

* Visit the preserved trenches at Bayernwald and learn how Sikh forces arrived in Europe unprepared for winter combat

* Visit the battlefields around Neuve Chapelle where Sikh Regiments were involved in heavy fighting

* After visiting the spectacular Indian Memorial, head to the town of Ypres to sample some of Belgium's famous chocolates and wonder the streets around the fabulous main square

* The tour culminates at the Menin Gate, with the ‘Last Post' ceremony, commemorating those who sacrificed their lives in the defence of others

Departures: Birmingham 4:00am, Royal Leamington Spa 4:45am, Maidstone Services M20/J8 7:15am.

There will now be an additional pick up from Beaconsfield Services M40/J2 at 6:00am

Cost: £85 per person

ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT.BOOK NOW! Download Booking Form here

Price includes travel and tour guide only. Food & refreshments are not included.

For further information email tours@asht.info or call 0845 600 1893

Downloadable Flyer

View pictures and reviews from last years tour

Power Point Presentation on Sikh Soldiers in France(by United Sikhs)

"Throughout its service in France the magnificent Sikh regiment never failed to answer all calls. Its reputation would be secure and its right to fight shoulder to shoulder with our best troops would be established."  General Sir H. Smith Dorien. GOC 2nd Corps

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