BWIR

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BWIRBarry-Wehmiller International Resources
BWIRBritish West Indies Regiment (est. 1915; UK)
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We learned about Private Herbert Morris who had been in the British West Indies Regiment. He was aged 17 and disappeared for two days due to shellshock which was not recognised then.
Horner, a white padre serving with the British West Indies Regiment, who rather romantically described the friendships that developed between West Indian men and French civilians, Barry's encounter allows the breadth of possibility of colonial encounters to be established.
West Indian is used here to describe the nationality of these men; the British West Indies Regiment included men from Jamaica, the Bahamas and the other British West Indian colonies but no discrepancy is made between them.
Lucians enrolled in the British West Indies Regiment, many more struggled to grow bananas.
During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the Garrison was the headquarters for members of the British West Indies Regiment in Barbados.
In 1915 the British West Indies Regiment was made up of 15,200 men from the Caribbean, two thirds of whom were from Jamaica.
PREPARED: Soldiers from the British West Indies regiment in northern France in September 1916
During the First World War more than 15,000 West Indian volunteers enlisted in the British West Indies Regiment, battalions from which served in France, Palestine, Egypt and Italy.
Between 1939 and 1945 around 372,000 Africans fought for the UKIn 1915 the British West Indies Regiment was made up of 15,200 men from the Caribbean, two thirds of whom were from Jamaica.
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