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 CWGC, Commonwealth War Graves Commission Military Cemetery, Belgium.
British West India Regiments Heritage Trust Honour and Remember Events in Belgium.
The grave of Private J Gibbs, of the British West Indies Regiment one of 3 graves of West Indian soldiers killed in action. He and his brother Norman signed up together. Norman would later become the first Prime minister of Jamaica. In the background is the grave of Herbert Morris, 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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