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8 September 1915 : Follower Dasarat died in Brighton of illness


The son of Jata of Deolali, Nashik, Bombay, India, Dasarat arrived in the UK in October/November 1914. After seeing service in France in 1915, he died of illness in Brighton hospital on 8th September 1915. Dasarat was cremated at the Chattri, Patcham Down, Sussex. Dasarat remembered on the memorial Explore the Chattri in 360° >>    …

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Brighton in the Great War


Douglas d’Enno (Pen & Sword Military, 2016) Softback £14.99 272 pp, including various b/w photos placed within the text. Five appendices, bibliography of sources and further reading, plus index. One of the Your Towns and Cities in the Great War series published by Pen & Sword.   When I found myself drawn to Sussex following my first …

26 April 1915 : Captain Percy D’Aguilar Banks


Only son of Col Samuel Henry O’Brien of Eaton Place, Brighton, mother Katherine (née Burton). Grandson of Dr Henry Banks of Wicklow, Ireland.  Educated at St. Peter’s, Weston and Cheltenham College and Sandhurst.  At Cheltenham he won the schools rackets and fives prizes. He was in the cricket eleven here and at Sandburst and played for the Somer…