Notable achievements of servicemen from the West Indies

Notable achievements of servicemen from the West Indies

From journalists to government ministers to doctors. Champions of universal suffrage and independence. Highly decorated soldiers and test pilots. Leading specialists in the field of ‘neurasthenia’, and the discovery of the rabies virus.

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  • Profile picture for Joseph Lennox Pawan, Mbe

    Born 1887

    Died 1957

    Other Empire Force Surgeon-Lieutenant Trinidad Light Infantry Volunteers

  • Profile picture for Frank Walter Messervy

    Born 1893

    Died 1974

    Indian Army Captain 9th Hodson's Horse 6th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Lushington Wendell Bruce-James

    Born 1891

    Died 1968

    British Army PS/8581 Private Royal Fusiliers

  • Profile picture for George Arthur Roberts, B.e.m.

    Born 1890

    Died 1970

    British Army Sergeant Middlesex Regiment

  • Profile picture for Eugene Pierre Larnach L Masson

    Born 1898

    Died 1990

    British Army 7515 Acting Corporal London Regiment 3rd Battalion

    British Army 253495 Acting Corporal London Regiment 3rd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Norman Washington Manley

    Born 1893

    Died 1969

    British Army L/41805 Corporal Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 227990 Corporal Royal Garrison Artillery

    British Army L/41805 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

  • Profile picture for Clennell Wilsden Wickham

    Born 1895

    Died 1938

    British Army 5680 Acting Serjeant British West Indies Regiment

  • Profile picture for Michael Cipriani

    Born 1890

    Died 1934

    British Army 3235 Trooper 2nd Life Guards

  • Profile picture for Joseph Vere Everette Johns

    Born 1893

    Died 1966

    British Army 2441 Private British West Indies Regiment 2nd Battalion

    British Army 2441 Lance Corporal British West Indies Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army Private South Lancashire Regiment

  • Profile picture for John Alcindor

    Born 1873

    Died 1924

    Other Empire Force Medical Officer British Red Cross

  • Profile picture for James B G Austin

    British Army 15 Private British West Indies Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army 24746 Lance Corporal Gloucestershire Regiment 10th Battalion

    Indian Army Second Lieutenant Indian Army Reserve Of Officers

  • Profile picture for Herbert Gladstone Mcdavid, M.s.m.

    Born 1898

    Died 1966

    British Army 9479 Private Seaforth Highlanders

    British Army 359091 Private King's (Liverpool) Regiment 10th (Scottish) Battalion

    British Army Private Cameron Highlanders 6th (Service) Battalion

  • Profile picture for Oriel St Arnaud Duke

    Born 1896

    Died 1976

    British Army 1139 Private British West Indies Regiment

    British Army Stk/1857 Serjeant Royal Fusiliers 10th (st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arthur Andrew Cipriani

    Born 1875

    Died 1945

    British Army Second Lieutenant British West Indies Regiment

    British Army Captain British West Indies Regiment

  • Profile picture for James Samuel Risien Russell

    Born 1863

    Died 1939

    British Army Captain Royal Army Medical Corps 3rd London General Hospital

  • Profile picture for Horace Somerville Sewell

    Born 1881

    British Army Captain Dragoon Guards

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Dragoons

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Hussars

  • Profile picture for Claude Mcclean Vincent

    Born 1896

    Died 1967

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) 15466 Air Mechanic 2nd Class Royal Flying Corps

    Other Empire Force Trinidad Light Infantry Volunteers

    British Army M2/150359 Acting Lance Corporal Royal Army Service Corps Motor Transport