Sikh workers of the Death Railway


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 09 Aug 2020

The infamous Death Railway from Thailand to Burma was built more than 76 years ago by prisoners of war and slave labourers.

Besides the Tamils, Chinese and Malays, a large group of Sikhs from Malaya also worked on the construction of this railway.

Their grueling role in the railway’s construction remains a little known story.

These were some of the Sikhs who were assigned to the Death Railway.

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