Race and Intercultural Experiences

British and Indian officers of the 57th Wildes Rifles

Wounded Indian soldiers playing cards in the lawns of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton

Dhol and Sarnai band playing the Marseillaise to a French audience

Indian Soldiers in France

A party of the 15th Sikhs photographed in their billets behind the lines interacting with French children.

Officers of the 4th Cavalry at NeufBerguin, France

Dedication of the Indian Chattri by HRH The Prince of Wales on the Brighton Downs, 1st February 1921. The Chattri became an official CWGC memorial following the efforts of the Chattri Memorial group.

  • About Us

    The Joint USI-MEA Centenary Commemoration project highlights the oft-forgotten role of India in the First World War and commemorates those soldiers who served during the War. The project is aimed at exploring India’s engagement in the war from a variety of perspectives.
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