War Memorial
Events  /  Published 14.11.22

Bengali War Memorial in College Square: Saluting the homegrown heroes of World War I

A wreath-laying ceremony was held on Remembrance Sunday in memory of the Bengali Regiment soldiers of the British Army ...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 13.11.22

A tour of the Victory War Memorial reveals interesting tidbits about Chennai’s history

Located near the famed Marina Beach, the towering marble monument attracts many tourists on Remembrance Sunday every year...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 11.11.22

World War I Volunteers Memorial: A hidden heritage gem in the heart of Bangkok

On November 11 every year, the memorial gets its due honour with the laying of wreaths for the fallen Siamese soldiers ...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 13.08.22

Saluting the long-forgotten lascars

Kolkata’s Lascar Memorial pays tribute to some of colonial India’s original seafarers...
By Adil Ahmad

Places  /  Published 11.08.22

The World War story of this most familiar of Kolkata memorials

The iconic cenotaph in the Maidan is a war memorial and was also a monument stamping British colonial might...
By Somen Sengupta


West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.22

Salute to Kargil heroes

Schoolchildren laid wreaths at the Trishakti war memorial and visited the Trishakti Heritage Complex in Sukna...
By The Telegraph

Places  /  Published 26.07.22

Teen Murti Memorial — India's World War I connection to Haifa, Israel

The war memorial in Delhi commemorates events dating back to World War I that transpired on Israel's largest port, Haifa...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 25.07.22

In pictures: Kargil War Memorial in Ladakh commemorates 23 years of triumph

On the eve of the 23rd Kargil Vijay Diwas, My Kolkata brings a virtual tour of the memorial that pays tribute to our fallen war heroes...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Places  /  Published 25.06.22

Pune’s deep and unforgotten connection with the World Wars

The city’s war memorials and war cemetery document and pay tribute to those who lost their lives fighting in World War I and II...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 23.02.22

Gwalior Monument: Kolkata’s little-known colonial landmark

War memorial, Mughal-style colonial building and a ‘Lord’s folly’ — this British monument has a unique history...
By Somen Sengupta


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