World War I

Brighton largely unaffected by the conflict

Reproduced with permission from the Encyclopaedia of Brighton by Tim Carder, 1990

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Photo:Unveiling of the Chattri by the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) at Patcham on 1st February 1921.  This Indian War memorial was designed by E.C. Henriques under the supervision of Sir Samuel Jacob. The monument commemorated Hindus and Sikhs who died in the Indian Military Hospitals in Brighton during the First World War.

Unveiling of the Chattri by the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) at Patcham on 1st February 1921. This Indian War memorial was designed by E.C. Henriques under the supervision of Sir Samuel Jacob. The monument commemorated Hindus and Sikhs who died in the Indian Military Hospitals in Brighton during the First World War.

Image reproduced with kind permission from Brighton and Hove in Pictures by Brighton and Hove City Council

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How do I get to the Chattri? Is it from Patcham or the A23?

By Den King (05/02/2009)

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