During the great war brighton maintained its status as a destination of pleasure and entertainment for all and a welcome respite from the sorrows and discomforts at home and on the front line to guide us through the towns first world war experiences douglas denno is ticketty boo. How the experience of war impacted on the town from the initial enthusiasm for sorting out the german kaiser in time for christmas 1914 to the gradual realization of the enormity of human sacrifice the families of brighton were committed to as the war s. Brighton hove played its full part in the great war not only by providing hundreds of young men to fight but also as doctor brighton a hospital city where wounded soldiers were sent to recover in healthy sussex by the sea before being sent back to their regiments or discharged into civilian life. The city of brighton became an important hub for the treatment of wounded during the great war in 1914 the brighton pavilion had been famously used to treat indian army wounded and sick with those who died being cremated on the sussex downs where the chattri now stands. Patrick is commemorated alongside the other hove residents who fell during the great war on the hove war memorial the hove library great war memorial and the all saints church memorial plaque the same church his family is recorded to have frequented
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