Stand up for Windrush 2022

Hackney Empire – 19 June 2022

ALLAN CHARLES WILMOT (1925 – 2021)

Allan volunteered first for the Royal Navy in 1941 when there was a call for volunteer servicemen from Jamaica…

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As a former head of history at an inner London secondary school and having taught for 20 years, I was …

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In 1964 I was recruited in Barbados by London Transport to work on the buses, after some preparation I arrived at …

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