A separate ceremony in multicultural Brixton, south London, commemorates the African and Caribbean dead.
November 11, 2018 at the new war memorial in Brixton Photo by Daniel Zylbersztajn.
The ceremony begins with drums. Professor Gus John from Grenada does not mince words. "The soldiers from the Caribbean and Africa in the two world wars lived in territories occupied by Britain and had previously experienced slavery," he declaims. "Yet these people conspired to volunteer to fight for Britain."