African and Caribbean Memorial Unveiling Event

Thu, June 22, 2017 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM BST

This event is the unveiling of the first memorial to the millions of African and Caribbean soldiers who joined regiments to fight valiantly on the behalf of the UK government, the USA and other allies. The unveiling of the AC memorial takes place on 22nd June, 2017.

The standing obelisk represents those who stood tall for the cause and is imprinted “In Memory of the Men and Women of African Descent who Served Great Britain in Military Campaigsn during World War I and World War II”

The lower obelisk represents fallen soldiers, and has imprinted the names of the regiments from Africa and the Caribbean who fought valiantly – but are commonly not recognised in popular history or war films.

Tickets are free – but you must book, as there will be cordoned off area for pre-registered attendees only.

Please support this work, by downloading the song “I have a song” recorded to commemorate this rememberance event. It is only 99p. You can find the song on itunes and amazon websites. Just search for “I have a song, nubian jak”

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