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‘Memorial to Indian soldiers of WWI at Neuve Chapelle, France’ by K.J.S.Chatrath

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New Chapelle Memorial France Oct 15, 2009 049-580 75I visited the Memorial to Indian soldiers who attained martyrdom during the First World War  at Neuve Chapelle, near Lille in France on 15th October, 2009.

Coming soon more details in my book ‘Indian martyrs of World War-I in Neuve Chapelle Memorial and Mazargues Cemetery, France’

‘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’