profiles

Various profiles of Windrush contributors

Alford Gardner

Alford Gardner was born in 1926 in Jamaica. Before volunteering in 1947 for service the…

Nick Collins

Rudolph (Nick) Collins was nearly 17 years old when his brother’s best friend told him about life…

Steve Mitchell

Veron (Steve) Mitchell volunteered in 1944 to join the Royal Air Force. He was 19 years old and…

Maurice Hudson

Born in Cuba in 1919, Maurice spent his early years there at a time when schooling for Black children was rear…

Cecil Holness

Cecil Holness was born in Jamaica, and at the age of 22, volunteered to fight for Britain…

Allan Wilmot

Alan was born in Jamaica in 1925. After leaving college in 1941, he volunteered…