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16-November-2014
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A monument commemorates Sikh soldiers who fought, were wounded and died in both World Wars and other wars while fighting for the British Raj from 1849 to 1947.

Location

Address:King William Road & Victoria Drive, Pathway of Honour, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.918871
Long: 138.600541
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:1849
Actual Event End Date:1947

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 25th April, 2011
Front Inscription

GURU NANAK SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA Inc.
25, Loudon Road, Port Augusta, 5700, South Australia,
Sachon Ore Sabh Ko, Uppar Sach Achar
Truth Is The Highest Virtue But Higher Still Is Truthful Living
"PLAQUE FOR THE
SIKH SOLDIERS IN THE PATHWAY OF HONOUR"
UNVEILED BY HON. MIKE RANN THE PRENIER OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA ON 25th of APRIL 2011

" IN MEMORY OF ALL SIKH SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES OR WERE WOUNDED IN WORLD WARS 1 & 2 AND ALL OTHER WARS  FOR THE BRITISH RAJ FROM 1849 TO 1947 INCLUDING THE EPIC BATTLE OF SARAGARHI ON 12th SEPTEMBER, 1897. THE SAGA OF THEIR VALOUR, UNDAUNTED SPIRIT AND SACRIFICES IS WRITTEN IN GOLDEN LETTERS IN THE ANNALS OF MILITARY HISTORY OF THE WORLD. "
(INSCRIPTION IN PUNJABI)
KIRIT KARO    HONEST LABOUR
NAAM JAPO   MEDITATE ON THE CREATOR
WAND CHHAKKO  SHARE YOUR EARNINGS
BHANA MANNO   ACCEPT THE WILL OF GOD 

 

 

Source: MA
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