From France to Brighton
As casualties mount on the battlefields of France, British authorities frantically search for hospital accommodations for the wounded Indian soldiers. Housing Indian soldiers in hospitals with other English soldiers is considered out of the question by the War Office.
Casualties in France
Fierce fighting in France results in a high number of casualties in the British Indian Army. Temporary hospitals are set up in England but they prove inadequate.
Hospital Preparations in Brighton
The decision is made to establish hospitals for the wounded Indian soldiers in Brighton. This includes converting the Royal Pavilion palace into a hospital as well as well as converting other buildings such as the local workhouse into a major hospital in a very short amount of time.
Battlefield to Hospital Bed
Trace the journey wounded soldiers on the battlefields of France took to finally arrive at the Brighton hospitals.