Neuve Chapelle Memorial was the First World War monument in France. It was dedicated to 4,742 Indian soldiers with no known grave who died in a fight while fighting for the British Indian Army in France and Belgium in the First World War. It was established on 7 October 1927. It was placed on the borders of the community of Neuve-Chapelle, in the department of Pasde-Calais. The location of the memorial was selected because of the contribution by the Indian army at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle.
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Neuve Chapelle Indian Memorial, France constructed by Sir Herbert Baker, with a statue by Charles Wheeler. It is a rounded arena cantered on a high pillar that is topped by Lotus and capital and carved symbols of the Star of India and the Grand Crown. One-half of the rounded arena contains names who died in First World War. It also contains carved stone tigers and two small rounded chattris.
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