The fifty-three Hindu and Sikh soldiers who died in Brighton were taken to a
peaceful resting place on the Sussex Downs near Patcham for cremation, after
which their ashes were scattered in the sea, in accordance with their religious
The Muslim brothers in arms, totalling nineteen, were buried in a purpose
built burial ground near to the Shah Jehan Mosque in Woking. Built in 1889, the
mosque is the oldest of its kind in north-west Europe.