Doug Jennings Arbs - Squadron Leader Mahindar Singh Pujji

The new statue is sited in St Andrew’s Gardens in Gravesend to commemorate and celebrate all those who volunteered to serve Britain during various military campaigns between 1914 and 2014. It was decided that Squadron Leader Mahinder Singh Pujji DFC would be a great example to represent those who chose to fight for our country. The Statue was unveiled by Air Vice-Marshal Edward Stringer CBE MA BEng RAF. Squadron Leader Pujji is one of the 2.5 million servicemen who came from the Indian subcontinent, the largest volunteer army in history. In 1940 Pujji was one of 18 qualified Indian pilots who volunteered for the Royal Air Force. He had a distinguished career during WWII flying with 43 Squa

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