TQ3011 : Memorial stones at the Chattri

taken 13 years ago, near to Patcham, Brighton And Hove, Great Britain

Memorial stones at the Chattri
Memorial stones at the Chattri
Commemorating Sikh and Hindu soldiers buried here who had died in battle in the First World War
Chattri War Memorial

The Chattri Memorial is situated near Patcham, to the north of Brighton in Sussex, it was designed as a monument in memory of the Sikh and Hindu soldiers who died while in hospitals in Brighton and Hove during the Great War 1914 - 1918.

The Chattri, which means umbrella in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu, was designed by E.C.Henriques from Mumbai. The dome and its eight pillars are built from white Sicilian marble. Three large granite slabs lie over the original concrete crematory bases. The design symbolises the protection offered to the memory of the dead.

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Thursday, 30 July, 2009   (more nearby)
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Friday, 31 July, 2009
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War Memorial   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 30432 11049 [1m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.0530N 0:8.8295W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 30427 11049
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