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October 2017

Harnek Singh Gill was born on December 6, 1947 in village Dhudike, district Moga (Punjab). His father, Prem Singh Gill belonged to Dhudike village and his mother Mallan Kaur Gill was from village Harika Burj located in the Faridkot District. Harnek Singh Gill had five...

Fateh Chand was born on June 5th, 1931 in village Thanawat, Tehsil Moga district, Punjab, India. He was only able to pursue his studies up to the eighth grade because the school was shut down due to the India-Pakistan partition in 1947. Fateh Chand then joined...

Ranjit Kaur Dhesi was born on June 10, 1954 in her maternal village of Chak Mander, District Jalandhar, Punjab. She was the first of five children born to Mohinder Singh and Gurdev Kaur Lally. After completing her schooling in Punjab, Ranjit Kaur married Malkit Singh Dhesi and...

Ram Singh Sidhu was born in the village Chedpur Khurad, district Ludhiana located in Punjab, India. He came to Canada at the age of 38 on 19 April 1972. He came alone on a visitor’s visa and stayed at his aunt’s house in Mission, British...

Beant Singh Sidhu was born in the year 1940 in the village Sukhanand located in Punjab, India. Beant Singh’s family has deep pioneering roots in Canada as the both his grandfather and father came to Canada before him and in the early 20th century period. Beant...

Sadhu Singh Sekhon was born on 2nd June, 1934 in village moom, district Sangrur, Punjab. His father’s name was Bakshish Singh Sekhon and mother’s name was Balbir Kaur Sekhon. He was married to Gurmail Kaur Sekhon in 1942 and they had two sons named Jatinderpal, born...

Bhagat Singh Dhaliwal was born on September 15, 1883 in the village of Channanwal. Records indicate he was one of the earliest Sikh pioneers to have come to Abbotsford as came to Canada before 1905. Bhagat Singh and his wife Harnam Kaur (who came to Canada in...