This guardsmen made history at the Queen's birthday parade

Tech 10-6-2018 Mashable 27

Charanpreet Singh Lall was part of the Queen's birthday festivities in London this weekend as part of his duties in the British Army.

While one of about a thousand soldiers, the 22-year-old Coldstream Guards soldier stood out during the Trooping the Colour ceremony because of his headwear: a turban. 

The India-born Sikh became the first guardsman to wear a turban during the parade. His fellow soldiers sported furry bearskin hats. 

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The guardsman told the BBC, "I hope that more people like me, not just Sikhs but from other religions and different backgrounds, that they will be encouraged to join the Army." Read more...

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