The Caribbean’s Great War

Fri 6 Nov 15 - Sun 13 Nov 16

A small display commemorating the voluntary service of young men from the Caribbean in the first World War.

Thousands of diverse young men from throughout the Caribbean volunteered to join the British West Indies Regiment in the First World War. This small display within the London, Sugar & Slavery Gallery explores their service on the Western Front, in the Middle East and Italy.

See photographs of soldiers and read the names of the fallen