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Indian Soldiers in WW1
Chattri Group Grant Award

The Chattri Memorial Group

The Chattri is a memorial built to honour the Indian dead of the First World War. It stands on the Downs near Patcham at the place where Hindu and Sikh soldiers who died in Brighton war hospitals during 1914-1915 were cremated. It was unveiled by the Prince of Wales on 21st February 1921.

Chattri Memorial Group Invites you to
A Centenary Remembrance of Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War.


Congratulations to Davinder Dhillon on winning the Points of Light Award  in July 2017 for his outstanding voluntary service for the Chattri Memorial.

Photos From 2017 Service

Chattri Memorial Service 2017 by Kim Gibson-Wynes

Report on 2016 Act Of Remembrance At Brighton's India Gate

The next service will be held on Sunday 9th June 2019 at 2.30pm.

In addition, entry to the Royal Pavilion on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th will be half-price local residents’ rate if you're attending the Memorial Service. Visitors attending the ceremony will just need to quote the word “Chattri” on arrival at the ticket office. Details for the Royal Pavilion can be found at brightonmuseums.org.uk

 On the day of the service people can park next to the memorial.

See how to get here  for more details.

Download the Memorial Day Programme




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