MUSLIMS HAVE BEEN AN INTEGRAL PART OF THE British ARMED FORCES SINCE WW1

Serving Muslim personnel have made a huge contribution to the British armed forces over the last 100 years.

Thousands of Muslim soldiers from the Indian Army made a vital contribution to world war one, fighting alongside the allied forces. In world war two the actions and bravery of Muslim personnel on the front line and in the merchant navy had a huge influence on the victorious outcome in 1945.

To this day, Muslims are still an integral part of the British armed forces serving alongside their comrades in operations around the world.

An in-depth history

Muslims have made a huge impact on the armed services. Their unwavering bravery, commitment, and loyalty, in both war and peace, has been crucial to the success of the British armed forces.
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Battle of the Somme

One of the deadliest battles of the first world war saw thousands of Muslim soldiers from India fight shoulder to shoulder with their allies from Great Britain and France.

WE REMEMBER THOSE MUSLIM SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES

For over 100 years, Muslims have served in the armed forces, fought wars, and lost their lives serving their country. It’s vital that we never forget this ultimate sacrifice.
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