School unveils memorial to Sikh war hero

First World War memorial is unveiled at the Khalsa Science Academy Primary School, Alwoodley, Leeds...11th March 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme
First World War memorial is unveiled at the Khalsa Science Academy Primary School, Alwoodley, Leeds...11th March 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme
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North Leeds primary school the Khalsa Science Academy has held its inaugural war memorial ceremony.

The event on Saturday attracted guests including veterans from the Royal British Legion. A statue of Captain Ishar Singh, a soldier in the British Indian Army who was the first Sikh to receive the Victoria Cross, was also unveiled.

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