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Lest We Forget: The Experiences of World War II Westindian Ex-Service Personnel
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written by Robert N. Murray, fl. 1996 and Patrick L. Hylton, fl. 1996 (Nottingham, England and Antigua and Barbuda: Nottingham Westindian Combined Ex-services Association and Hansib Publishing (Caribbean), 1996, originally published 1996), 192 page(s)
The West Indian contribution during World War II is an overlooked chapter in the history of the Allied war effort. Little or nothing is known about the heroics, sacrifices and the harsh treatment endured by men and women from the Caribbean who were serving what was then ‘the Mother Country’. This book tells th...
written by Robert N. Murray, fl. 1996 and Patrick L. Hylton, fl. 1996 (Nottingham, England and Antigua and Barbuda: Nottingham Westindian Combined Ex-services Association and Hansib Publishing (Caribbean), 1996, originally published 1996), 192 page(s)
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5 Black Soldiers of Imperialism
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written by George Padmore, 1903-1959; in Life and Struggles of Negro Toilers (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Sun Dance Press, 1971), 111-120
written by George Padmore, 1903-1959; in Life and Struggles of Negro Toilers (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Sun Dance Press, 1971), 111-120
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written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office. Office of the Secretary of State for the Colonies, in FCO - Records of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and predecessors. Division within FCO - Records of the Administrative Divisions. FCO 141 - Foreign and Commonwealth Office and predecessors: Records of Former Colonial Administrations: Migrated Archives. Subseries within FCO 141 - JAMAICA, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1962), Jamaica: West Indian immigration to the UK; policy; Commonwealth Immigrants Bill (FCO/141/5204) , 2 page(s)
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Correspondence Cover Sheet re: Recruits, June 22, 1915
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written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 28 - Colonial Office and predecessors: Barbados, Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 28 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1915), CO 28/286 - Despatches, Barbados: Telegram reports the composition of the 25 recruits: eight 'white' men, eight 'Mulattos' and nine 'black' men. He enquires whether the War Office will allow 'coloured men' to participate. Leslie Probyn, Governor of Barbados, Unnumbered Confidential Telegram, Folios 140-144" (CO/28/286/30) , 2 page(s)
written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 28 - Colonial Office and predecessors: Barbados, Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 28 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1915), CO 28/286 - Despatches, Barbados: Telegram reports the composition of the 25 recruits: eight 'white' men, eight 'Mulattos' and nine 'black' men. He enquires whether the War Office will allow 'coloured men' to participate. Leslie Probyn, Governor of Barbados, Unnumbered Confidential Telegram, Folios 140-144" (CO/28/286/30) , 2 page(s)
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written by Sir Graeme Thomson, 1875-1933, in MT - Records created or inherited by the Transport Ministries, and by related bodies, and by the London Passenger Transport Board. Division within MT - Records inherited and created by the Ministry of Transport, Shipping Divisions. MT 23 - Admiralty, Transport Department: Correspondence and Papers. MT 23/449 - Admiralty, Transport Department: correspondence and papers, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1915), Enlistment of a Coloured Battalion at Cardiff etc. Admiralty disapproval; enlistment in West Indian contingent of coloured men who are natives of West Indian colonies. (MT/23/449/10) , 1 page(s)
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Draft of Letter from Colonial Office to Governor of Barbados, June 25, 1915
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written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 28 - Colonial Office and predecessors: Barbados, Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 28 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1915), CO 28/286 - Despatches, Barbados: Telegram reports the composition of the 25 recruits: eight 'white' men, eight 'Mulattos' and nine 'black' men. He enquires whether the War Office will allow 'coloured men' to participate. Leslie Probyn, Governor of Barbados, Unnumbered Confidential Telegram, Folios 140-144" (CO/28/286/30) , 4 page(s)
written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 28 - Colonial Office and predecessors: Barbados, Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 28 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1915), CO 28/286 - Despatches, Barbados: Telegram reports the composition of the 25 recruits: eight 'white' men, eight 'Mulattos' and nine 'black' men. He enquires whether the War Office will allow 'coloured men' to participate. Leslie Probyn, Governor of Barbados, Unnumbered Confidential Telegram, Folios 140-144" (CO/28/286/30) , 4 page(s)
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Draft of Letter from Colonial Office to Sir J. D. Anderson, June 25, 1915
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written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 28 - Colonial Office and predecessors: Barbados, Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 28 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1925), CO 28/286 - Despatches, Barbados: Telegram reports the composition of the 25 recruits: eight 'white' men, eight 'Mulattos' and nine 'black' men. He enquires whether the War Office will allow 'coloured men' to participate. Leslie Probyn, Governor of Barbados, Unnumbered Confidential Telegram, Folios 140-144" (CO/28/286/30) , 2 page(s)
written by United Kingdom. Colonial Office, in CO - Records of the Colonial Office, Commonwealth and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices, Empire Marketing Board, and related bodies. Division within CO - Correspondence with the colonies, entry books and registers of correspondence. CO 28 - Colonial Office and predecessors: Barbados, Original Correspondence. Subseries within CO 28 - Correspondence, Original - Secretary of State, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1925), CO 28/286 - Despatches, Barbados: Telegram reports the composition of the 25 recruits: eight 'white' men, eight 'Mulattos' and nine 'black' men. He enquires whether the War Office will allow 'coloured men' to participate. Leslie Probyn, Governor of Barbados, Unnumbered Confidential Telegram, Folios 140-144" (CO/28/286/30) , 2 page(s)
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