Meet Shaam Lal, an Indian soldier who is serving with the 16th Punjab Regiment in Burma. As he waits for a precious airdrop of supplies, Sepoy Lal is keen to tell you why he joined the Army and to pass on the knowledge he has acquired while serving in the jungle. Watch out for snakes and don't forget to take your anti-malarial medicine!
This live-interpretation performance was filmed at the National Army Museum. The character has been developed using sources from our archive.
This event is part of our VJ75: Never Forgotten series.
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