Indian soldiers killed in World War I commemorated in Brighton

Published Jun 11, 2018, 2:27 am IST
London (United Kingdom), Jun 11 (ANI): During the First World War that started in 1914, 345 Indian soldiers were brought ...
London (United Kingdom), Jun 11 (ANI): During the First World War that started in 1914, 345 Indian soldiers were brought to Brighton, on the coast of southern England to recuperate during the war. The memorial was erected in 1916 after the Indian troops left. The Hindu and Sikh soldiers who died were cremated on the Downs in 1921. The memorial called Chattri. It is situated on a hilltop in Brighton. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Family members of slain Indian soldiers paid tribute to their lost ones today.

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