Brighton History Centre
During the first world war, Brighton‘s Royal Pavilion was used as a military hospital for wounded Indian soldiers, amongst whom were many Sikhs. Brighton History Centre holds a number of resources for those wishing to explore this period of history. These include:
* Photographs and postcards showing the troops in the grounds and makeshift wards of the Royal Pavilion.
* Film footage (supplied by the South East Film and Video Archive) of the soldiers during King George V‘s visit in 1915.
* Copies of cuttings from contemporary newspaper reports.
* Numerous books, including recent analyses and contemporary publications by the military authoritiesAddress: Brighton History Centre, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1EETelephone: 01273 296972Website: www.citylibraries.info/localhistory
Images Courtesy Royal Pavilion, Libraries and Museums, Brighton and Hove