Jak Beula of Nubian Jak Community Trust and the wreaths
On Sunday 12 November Nubian Jak Community organised a wreath laying ceremony in Brixton’s Windrush Square where its African and Caribbean War Memorial was erected on 22 June (Windrush Day).
Neil Flanigan (West Indian WW2 RAF)
and Nairobi Thompson , Walter’s Tull’s grand-niece
The remembrance event was followed by tea and coffee at Black Cultural Archives and the launch of the book Remembered in Memoriam at the Brixton Library.
Sections deal with the two World Wars, the British West India Regiment, African Contingents, Memories of Service, Women in Service, and Civil Rights.
Contributors include: Stephen Bourne, Margate Busby, Gus John, David Killingray, S. I. Martin, Onyeka Nubia, Charlie Phillips, Marika Sherwood, John Siblon, Esther Stanford-Xosei, Arthur Torrington, Patrick Vernon and Tony Warner.
Further details of the Memorial can be seen at
To order the book email