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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   All photographs by J F Vernon CC BY SA.04 2020

10 March 1915 : Gabar (Rifleman) Singh Negi


Singh Negi joined 2nd Bn Garhwal Rifles October 1913. He was sent to France from India as part of the Indian Expeditionary Force at the end of September 1914. Making it to Marsellies, they were trained north to Orlean and beyond. Gabar Singh Negi took part in the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in March the following year. The night before the attack...

Not Forgotten by Neil Oliver


Accompanied the major Channel Four series on World War I Neil Oliver with a forward by Ian Hislop Hodder & Stoughton (2005) Second Hand Hardback edition purchased recently > 99p  Though a companion to a Channel 4 TV documentary series on remembrance originally presented by Ian Hislop, the accompanying book was written by the then less wel...