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The Chinese Labour Corps commemorated


The Chinese Labour Corps commemorated at The Western Front Association Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London Saturday 11 November 2017.   The Chinese Labour Corps were commemorated for the first time acknowledging the role 140,000 Chinese Workers played during the First World War.  This generated significant interest from C…

The Chinese Labour Corps Remembered at the Cenotaph on Armistice Day


Chinese Labour Corps contingent next to the Cenotaph with the Western Front Association Chairman Colin Wagstaff and Malcolm Doolin   The image of the Cenotaph graced with wreaths of red poppies is one that never ceases to touch me. Although my family was in no way connected to the two world wars, the thought of all those who gave themselves to …