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The Secret Life of Canada with Falen Johnson and Leah Simone Bowen

The Secret Life of Canada is a history podcast about the country you know and the stories you don't.

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S2: Shout Out to Private Buckam Singh

Nov 6, 2018

Meet Private Buckam Singh, of one of the first Sikh Canadian soldiers. During WWI he enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Forces. In 1916 he served with the 20th Canadian Infantry Battalion in the battlefields of Flanders. His resting place in Kitchener, Ont., is now the only known WWI Sikh Canadian Soldier's military grave in Canada.

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