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Next to the Portuguese cemetery

Next to the Portuguese cemetery you can visit the Indian Memorial. There is free parking between... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
AmarilisVos
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Jabbeke, Belgium
One of the best memorials often missed

On a main road from Belgium to Somme area and easily missed which would be a shame. Commemorates... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
TigerTimUK
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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The majestic memorial in white stone symbolises the engagement of the Army of India in the conflict and pays homage to 4,847 soldiers.
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Route d'Estaires, 62136 Richebourg, France
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Next to the Portuguese cemetery you can visit the Indian Memorial. There is free parking between the Portuguese cemetery and the Indian Memorial. Before entering you will find an information board on the left side. You will not find tombstones here. On the wall there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Antoine L, Office de tourisme de Béthune Bruay at Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hello, Thanks for ur opinion. It's an important cemetery in France. See u soon!

Reviewed 6 July 2017

On a main road from Belgium to Somme area and easily missed which would be a shame. Commemorates over 4000+ Indian soldiers and labourers who were killed during the First World War. Once again very peaceful full of birdsong

Date of experience: July 2017
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Antoine L, Office de tourisme de Béthune-Bruay at Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Hello, Thank u for your opinion. See u soon :-)

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Nice memorial although it is right on top of a roundabout on a main road, decent amount of parking close to the Portuguese cemetery

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Commemoration to the Indian soldiers who came to Europe as part of the British Indian Army in the First World War. Influenced by Indian architecture and art. Despite the road outside inside is calm and quiet

Date of experience: May 2016
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Antoine L, Office de tourisme de Béthune-Bruay at Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Hello Patrick, Thank you for your opinion. In fact, inside is calm and quiet. It's a majestic memorial which symbolises the engagement of the Army of India. See you soon in Béthune-Bruay ;-)

Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

The Indian memorial at Neuve- Chapelle commemorates over 4700 Indian soldiers and labourers who were killed during the First World War.Also honoured are soldiers who died in captivity in the Second World War. India sent over 140000 men to war,over8500 were killed and over 50000...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Antoine L, Office de tourisme de Béthune-Bruay at Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Hello Iain S, Thank you for your opinion. it's a very impressive memorial! See you soon in Béthune-Bruay ;-)

Reviewed 8 July 2015

Happened across this Memorial en route between two Cemeteries I was visiting. A fitting reminder of the far reaches of the Commonwealth all coming together for the War. Beautiful structure with a few additional extras that you may miss if you dont look hard enough....More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Antoine L, Office de tourisme de Béthune-Bruay at Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Hello Helen and Tony, Thank you for your opinion. In fact, take time to discover a majestic memorial which symbolises the engagement of the Army of India. See you soon ;-)

Reviewed 6 July 2015

A stunning memorial, beautifully maintained. A bit difficult to get to without a car but if you like a hike, take a train to Le Bassee then walk the 6 and a half kilometres each way.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Antoine L, Office de tourisme de Béthune-Bruay at Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2015

Hello Diane, Thank you for your opinion. In fact, a majestic memorial which symbolises the engagement of the Army of India. See you soon ;-)

Reviewed 29 March 2015

Very moving memorial and speaks volumes for the British Empire at the time when you realise so many men remembered on the memorial were 'followers' and not even soldiers!More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Antoine L, Office de tourisme de Béthune-Bruay at Neuve-Chapelle Indian Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2015

Hello, The commemoration of the Battle of Neuve-Chapelle was organized in the Indian Memorial, in the presence of the Ambassador of India the 13th of March. A very moving moment ! You can discover WW1 memory sites with the remembrance trail "14-18 The world at...More

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