Mir Dast (5 items)

Mir Dast (1874 - 1945) was an Indian Army soldier who was wounded during the Second Battle of Ypres in April 1915. He was hospitalised in the Royal Pavilion where he was awarded the Victoria Cross by King George V in August that year. He is commemorated by a blue plaque outside the Royal Pavilion shop.

    • Postcard
    • Mir Dast, 1915
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    • Postcard showing Mir Dast at the Royal Pavilion...
    • Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
    • CC BY-SA
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    • Photographic Print
    • Subedar Mir Dast on a Royal Pavilion balcony, 1915
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    • Monochrome photographic portrait of Subedar Mir...
    • Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
    • CC BY-SA
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    • Photographic Print
    • Mir Dast at the Royal Pavilion, 1915
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    • Monochrome photograph showing Jemadar Mir Dast...
    • Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
    • CC BY-SA
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    • Mir Dast receiving the Victoria Cross from George V, August 1915
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    • Monochrome photograph showing King George V...
    • Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
    • CC BY-SA
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    • Lord Kitchener and Mir Dast shaking hands in Royal Pavilion Garden, 1915
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    • Monochrome photograph showing Subedar Mir Dast...
    • Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
    • CC BY-SA
    • Size: 3.92MB
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