Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch
Region : Rajpath, Delhi, India
Latitude : 28.612869
Lontitude : 77.229443
CWGC Link : 142700
The Delhi Memorial (India Gate) stands at the eastern end of the Rajpath, or Kingsway.

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Cookstown Casualties
No     Rank Name Service No Regiment / Service Date Of Death Grave Ref
1 Pte. Cheevers, Richard 11113 Royal Irish Fusiliers 20/08/1914 Panel 23
2 L/Sgt Timoney, Edward Joseph 6972309 Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 17/09/1920 Face 1
Cemetery History
Of the 13,300 Commonwealth servicemen commemorated by name on the memorial, just over 1,000 lie in cemeteries to the west of the River Indus, where maintenance was not possible. The remainder died in fighting on or beyond the North West Frontier and during the Third Afghan War, and have no known grave.
The Delhi Memorial also acts as a national memorial to all the 70,000 soldiers of undivided India who served and died in every main theatre of operations except Italy during the First World War, the majority of whom are commemorated by name outside the confines of India. The memorial was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. It was unveiled by Lord Irwin on 12 February 1931.
Cemetery Links
No Link Reference Doc
1 Inscription photos
2 War Graves Photo Project War Graves Photographic Project
3 Wikipedia - India Gate Details of memorial
4 WWI Cemeteries Details of memorial including some grave photos