British Indian Army Room Unveiled at Sandhurst

THE CHELSEA-BASED National Army Museum has reinvigorated the historic Indian Army Memorial Room at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Surrey, with previously unseen items from its collection. The refreshed display was unveiled on September 6 by Field Marshal Sir John Chapple in the presence of distinguished guests and members of the diplomatic community from the UK, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

One of the impressive items now on show.
(ALL IMAGES VIA THE NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM)

Since its inception in 1950, the Indian Army Memorial Room has been a focal point for cadets at Sandhurst, both on arrival and commission. The significance of the shared history between the UK and South Asia remains of great importance to their training, as well as their understanding of the role of the British Army today, according to the museum.

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