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Canon Awarded by British Army World War II, Dulmial, Chakwal
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Dulmial (Urdu: دوالمیال) is a village and union council, an administrative subdivision, of Chakwal District (Urdu: ﭼﻜﻮﺍﻝ) in the Punjab Province of Pakistan, it is part of Choa Saidan Shah Tehsil. Dulmial is now known within Pakistan as the ‘village with the gun’.
The village has a population of nearly 30,000.
Dulmial is a village approximately 150 kilometres south of Islamabad in Pakistan. It is located on the road starting from Choa Saidan Shah to Kallar Kahar near the scenic Hindu monument The KatasRaj Temple.
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Dulmial also known as Home Town of Gunners. Since its foundation some eight centuries the village has been providing the largest number of armymen to the state. Dulmial village sent 460 soldiers to the World War I making it probably the largest participation of any village in South Asia while it sent 732 soldiers to the World War II.A memorial stone was also built in honour of the 460 soldiers on the premises of a primary school.
After the creation of Pakistan, Dulmial provided five lieutenant-generals and 23 brigadiers along with many other junior officers to the army. Apart from the martial stories, Dulmial has much more to offer.
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- "The Dulmial Gun | The Centre for Hidden Histories". Retrieved October 12, 2015.
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