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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.

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Sake Dean Mahomed Blue Plaque Funding Appeal

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 2019 Service

Please feel free to use thse photos in relation to the Chattri Organisation, but if they're used outside of the Chattri Organisation by commercial / professional organisations (e.g. press / newspapers or other organisations and external websites) then they must be credited with the following : "Phil Duffy / MusePhotographic" . This just helps me keep some professional control over the images. Private use (e.g. family members putting images on Facebook) doesn't require any crediting.

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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