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The Indian Army in the First World War

6 - 28 October 2018

Formed from a collaborative project led by Oxford University’s History Faculty and the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, this exhibition reveals new insights into the role played by people from across the Indian subcontinent during the First World War; as well as exploring the historical connections between the British Indian Army and the local communities of Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, since men from the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry served alongside Indian troops in Mesopotamia (Iraq) in 1914-18.

Location: throughout the museum 

Time: 10am-4pm Tuesday to Sunday

Plan your visit: this exhibition will be located on several floors, predominantly in the Sessions Gallery and as such is not lift accessible. There are 37 steps to the Sessions Gallery.

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