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‘Respectful salute to 112 Indian soldiers who attained martyrdom at Neuve Chapelle, France on March 11, 1915′ by K.J.S.Chatrath

New Chapelle Memorial France Oct 15, 2009 049-580 75Memorial to Indian soldiers at Neuve Chapelle, France.

On this day, one hundred years back, on March 11, 1915, Rifleman Ait Singh Gurung (#4230-2nd King Edward’s Own Gurkha Rifles [The Sirmoor Rifles]), Sepoy Bachitar Singh (#4626- 59th Scinde Rifles [Frontier Force]), Sepoy Ram Sarup (#2435 – Jats), Sepoy Makhmad Ali (#4361-59th Scinde Rifles [Frontier Force]) and 109 other Indian soldiers died fighting at Neuve Chapelle, France.
Respectful salute to them.
Coming soon more details in my book ‘Indian martyrs of World War-I in Neuve Chapelle Memorial and Mazargues Cemetery, France’