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British West Indies Regiment BWIR Remembrance Flower Lapel Pin

Military Remembrance Pins

  • £900


Wear this BWIR Pin with pride at any time of the year not just Remembrance Week.

Made with High quality metals and enamels.

2 x Rear metal butterfly pin fasteners.

Size: 35mm 

Free UK Postage & Packaging

Worldwide postage will be added at checkout for your country destination. Using the current Royal Mail Standard Delivery Tariffs. Tracked & Signed options are available.

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The British West Indies Regiment was a unit of the British Army during the First World War, formed from volunteers from British colonies in the West Indies.

In 1915 the British Army formed a second West Indies regiment from Caribbean volunteers who had made their way to Britain. Initially, these volunteers were drafted into a variety of units within the army, but in 1915 it was decided to group them together into a single regiment, named the British West Indies Regiment. The similarity of titles has sometimes led to confusion between this war-time unit and the long established West India Regiment. Both were recruited from black Caribbean volunteers and a number of officers from the WIR were transferred to the BWIR.

The 1st Battalion was formed in September 1915 at Seaford, Sussex, England. It was made up of men from:


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