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Sergeant Gurpreet Singh Dipak, 23rd Field Ambulance with Pvt. Buckam Singhs Victory Medal at his grave, the only military grave in Canada of a Sikh soldiers from the World Wars.

The grave of Pvt. Buckam Singh discovered after almost 90 years. The only military grave in Canada of the Sikh soldier from the World Wars. There is no cross like on Christian military graves and a mention of his birthplace in Punjab at the bottom. To learn more visit the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - Private Buckam Singh, Discovering a Canadian Hero

The Victory Medal of Pvt. Buckam Singh. The only known surviving medal of one of the 10 Sikh soldiers allowed to serve in the Canadian military in World War I. To learn more see the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - Private Buckam Singh, Discovering a Canadian Hero

Grave of Canadian WWI hero Pvt. Buckam Singh. Site of the Annual Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com. It is the only military grave in Canada of a Sikh Canadian soldier from the World Wars.

Sergeant Gurpreet Singh Dipak, 23rd Field Ambulance and Rtd Capt. Harjit Singh Bains, Corp. of Signal Indian Army at the 2008 Sikh Remembrance Day Ceremony sponsored by SikhMuseum.com

Toronto Daily Star Aug 9, 1916 - news of Pvt. Buckam Singh being wounded in battle. One of only 10 Sikhs allowed to serve in the Canadian military in World War I. To learn more see the SikhMuseum.com Exhibit - Private Buckam Singh, Discovering a Canadian Hero

Sgt. Dakota Meyer, first living Marine recipient of the Medal of Honor. He rescued 36 Marines, soldiers, and Afghan soldiers during six hours of combat. He was eventually wounded but was able to recover the bodies of his four teammates/friends. He is the first living Marine to receive the MOH since the Vietnam War.

He's a 'badass': Wounded soldier flashes 'salute seen around the world'

’Grown men began to weep’: Wounded soldier awakens in hospital to make ’salute seen around the world’