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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 authorities

Address: Brighton History Centre, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 1EE
Telephone: 01273 296972

Images Courtesy Royal Pavilion, Libraries and Museums, Brighton and Hove