Cemeteries where brave Indian soldiers who died fighting for Britain in World War I have been buried, have now received a £5 million grant that will help conserve, repair and protect these burial sites.
British Prime Minister David Cameron announced the funding on Thursday while visiting Flanders as part of UK’s massive plans to mark the centenary of the First World War in 2014. Soldiers from India who gave their lives for Britain will be honoured and remembered during UK’s four-year-long roster to commemorate the centenary of the great battle.
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