British West India Regiments Heritage Trust presentation in honoir of those who served in Belgium during WW1Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download
14 October 2023. Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium.
CWGC, Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
British West India Regiments Heritage Trust Honour and Remember Events in Belgium.
Wreath Bearers L/R; Anthony Metcalfe of the British Legion, Selena Carty, founder of BlackPoppyRose and Brigadier Karl Harris CBE, Royal Artillery gather to pay respect at
the graves of Douglas Roy Manley, Gunner, Royal Field Artillery who was killed in action. He and his brother Norman signed up together. Norman would later become the first Prime minister of Jamaica. Nearby is the grave of Private Herbert Morris, British West Indies Regiment, a 17 year old Jamaican soldier suffering from shell shock who deserted the front line was shot at dawn under the orders of Field Marshal Haig.
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