India Gate in New Delhi : a War Memorial for the Indian Soldiers in WW1

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Inscriptions on the cornice

« TO THE DEAD OF THE INDIAN ARMIES WHO FELL HONOURED IN FRANCE AND FLANDERS MESOPOTAMIA AND PERSIA EAST AFRICA GALLIPOLI AND ELSEWHERE IN THE NEAR AND THE FAR-EAST AND IN SACRED MEMORY ALSO OF THOSE WHOSE NAMES ARE RECORDED AND WHO FELL IN INDIA OR THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER AND DURING THE THIRD AFGHAN WAR. »

Soldiers names on the India Gate

« 13218 war dead are commemorated by name on the India Gate. Due to security reasons access to read the names on the memorial is restricted. The names can be however be seen on the DELHI MEMORIAL (INDIA GATE) web site, which list the names with date of death, unit, regiment, place on gate where name is inscribed, location, etc. The names on the gate includes that of a female staff nurse from the Territorial Force, killed in action in 1917. » (quotation : Wikipedia)

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