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SUNDAR SINGH JATHEDAR, BHAI (1869-1921), one of the Nankana Sahib martyrs, was the son of Bhai Bishan Singh and Mai Indar Kaur of village Dhudial, in Jalandhar district. His ancestors came from Bandala village in Amritsar district where they had served in the chief ship of Sardar Baghel Singh of…
SUKKHA SINGH (d. 1752), eighteenth century Sikh warrior and martyr, was born at Mari Kamboke, in Amritsar district, in a family of carpenters of the Kaisi clan. As a small boy, he had heard with great fascination stories of Sikhs` daring and sacrifice in those days of fierce persecution and…
SUHELA, BHAI, a Rajput warrior in the retinue of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644), fell a martyr in what is called the battle of Phagwara (1635). M.G.S.
SUCHCHA SINGH (1883-1924) was born the son of Bhai Sundar Singh of Chakk No. 277 Sital Rakkh in Lyallpur, now Faisalabad, district of Pakistan. After a stint as a school teacher lie joined service in the Punjab Police and rose to he a sub inspector. Reacting to Nankana Sahib massacre…
SUBEG SINGH (d. 1745), an eighteenth century martyr of the Sikh faith, was born to Rai Bhaga of the village of Jambar in Lahore district. He learnt Arabic and Persian as a young man and later gained access to the Mughal officials as a government, contractor. When in 1733, the…
SOHAN SINGH, BHAl (1890-1921), one of the Nankana Sahib martyrs, was the youngest of the six children of Bhai Sher Singh and Mai Gabo of the village of Dingarian, in Jalandhar district. On the opening of the Lower Chenab Canal Colony during the 1890`s, the family migrated to Chakk No.…
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