Trooping the Colour: Guardsman first to wear turban

Trooping the Colour: Guardsman first to wear turban
 

A Coldstream Guards soldier is set to become the first to wear a turban during the Trooping the Colour parade.
About 1,000 soldiers will take part in the ceremony which marks the Queen's official birthday, on Saturday.
Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall, 22, a Sikh from Leicester, said he hoped it was looked upon as a "new change in history".
He said he expected it would encourage those from different religions and backgrounds to join the Army.
"I hope that people watching, that they will just acknowledge it and that they will look at it as a new change in history," he... read more

 
9 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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