The British West Indies Regiment 1914-1918

TitleThe British West Indies Regiment 1914-1918
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1971
AuthorsJoseph, C. L.
JournalJournal of Caribbean History
Volume2
Pagination94-124
Date Published05/1971
Abstract

At the outbreak of war in Europe in August 1914, there was a great upsurge of patriotism for the Empire among West Indians who were considered as amongst its most loyal and devoted members. Immediately there was a desire to participate in the imperial struggle and offers to serve abroad poured into the offices of the colonial governments. [Author]

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