A Coldstream Protects soldier is set to become the first to use a turban during the Trooping the color parade.
About one, 000 soldiers will take part within the ceremony which marks the Queen’s official birthday, on Saturday.
Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall, 22, a Sikh from Leicester, said he hoped it was viewed as a “new change in history”.
He said he or she expected it would encourage those through different religions and backgrounds to participate the Army.
“I hope that people viewing, that they will just acknowledge it and they will look at it as a brand new change in history, ” he mentioned.
“I hope that will more people like me, not just Sikhs but from other religions and different skills, that they will be encouraged to join the particular Army. ”
Gdsm Lall, who joined the Uk Army in January 2016, was created in Punjab, India, and relocated to the UK as a baby.
The turban he will be putting on features a ceremonial cap star to suit the bearskin hats worn from the other soldiers.
“I’m very proud and I know that a lot of others are proud of me as well, inch he said.
“For myself, being the first turban-wearing Sikh to troop the colour and to participate the escort it is a really higher honour for myself, and ideally for everyone else as well.
“My mum was crying when needed I passed out so I question what is going to happen to her when the girl sees me in this. ”
Trooping the Colour has commemorated the birthday of the sovereign for further than 250 years and also features as a display of army exercises, music and horsemanship.