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Lascars in World War One

Tower Hill Memorial

The Tower Hill Memorial to sailors of the Merchant Navy and fishing fleets. (Photograph copyright Basher Eyre)

The contribution of South Asians to the war effort, particularly the Lascars, who served in large numbers in the Merchant Navy, is highlighted in this blog from the Everyday Muslim project in East London.

http://www.everydaymuslim.org/#!East-Ender-Unearths-Lost-History-of-South-Asians-Who-Served-in-the-First-World-War/c7nw/29AF3CE4-4B45-4558-B3B2-0DD680476FC8

WW1 logo jpg