Exhibition: West Indian Soldier

This exhibition runs from Wed, 19th May 2021 to Sun, 31st Oct 2021. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Sun,
17th Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Wed,
20th Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Thu,
21st Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Fri,
22nd Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Sat,
23rd Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Sun,
24th Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)
Wed,
27th Oct 2021  
(10am - 5:30pm)

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


Discover the shared military heritage between the UK and the Caribbean in this special exhibition exploring the role of West Indian soldiers in the British Army.

This exhibition, delivered in partnership with the West India Committee and supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, highlights the little-known military heritage shared between the UK and the Caribbean.

Encompassing more than 300 years of history, it tells the story of the recruitment and role of West Indian servicemen and women in the British Army, the experiences of British soldiers and officers in the Caribbean, and their combined service in various military campaigns.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website


Location

National Army Museum,

Royal Hospital Road, London,
SW3 4HT

Map of National Army Museum

 

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