Exhibition: West Indian Soldier

This exhibition CLOSED on Sun, 31st Oct 2021

This exhibition has finished.

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.

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National Army Museum,

Royal Hospital Road, London,

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