Every October during Black History Month, Britain celebrates the part played by black people in our national story.

In honour of Black History Month, we are celebrating some of the many black soldiers who have achieved great things and paved the way for future generations.

Commonwealth Comrades

During World War Two, soldiers from across the Commonwealth served alongside the British Army in all the major theatres of war.

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British Army BAME Support

Since 2018, the British Army's dedicated network has provided support to every soldier of a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background.

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For Valour: Black VC Recipients

The Victoria Cross is the most prestigious award of the British honours system and has been awarded to several black service personnel since its creation in 1856.

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Supporting veterans with RCEL

Our charity is proud to work in partnership with the Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League to support veterans like Wisdom, who served with the 82nd Division in Burma.

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