Kehar Singh, 1945
Pencil sketch by Wilfrid J Myers, 18 Jun 1945, signed and dated, 'W.J. Myers / 18.6.45'.
Head and shoulders portrait of a Sikh soldier. Inscribed 'KEHAR Singh' in English and Gurmukhi, probably written by the sitter.
Around 300,000 Sikhs served in the Indian Army during World War Two (1939-1945) in Western Europe, East and North Africa, the Middle East, Italy and the Far East. They played a decisive role in winning the war.
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National Army Museum, Study Collection
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