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Battlefield Tour 2014

23/8/2014 to 23/8/2014


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, Royal Leamington Spa, Beconsfield and Maidstone Services

Cost:£90 per person

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

For further information email tours@asht.info or call 0799 066 1890

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View pictures and reviews from previous tours

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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