Lord Sheikh to address the All-Party Parliamentary Group on War Heritage

Photgraph of Lord Sheikh

The purpose of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (“APPG”) on War Heritage is to promote and support the protection, conservation and interpretation of war graves, war memorials and battlefield sites. On Monday 24 May at 17:00  Lord Sheikh will be addressing the APPG about the mission of the National Muslim War Memorial Trust. The event will […]

The sad story of prejudice by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

We were shocked to read the story in published in The Guardian on 21 April “UK inquiry blames ‘pervasive racism’ for unequal commemoration of troops”. It reported that the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (before 1960 called the Imperial War Graves Commission) had not formally commemorated hundreds of thousands of predominantly black and Asian service personnel […]

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Prince Philip in uniform

The National Muslim War Memorial Trust offers its sincere condolences to Her Majesty The Queen for the passing of her husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. He served alongside Muslim servicemen under both the Eastern and Pacific Fleets in 1940 as a midshipman on HMS Ramillies and in 1944 as second-in-command […]