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World War 1914-1918, Jamaica - sailing of the contingent World War I

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The first Jamaican contingent for the British West Indies Regiment, aboard the 'Verdalla' which sailed on 8th November 1915.

View of Port Royal and Kingston Harbour in the island of Jamaica

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View of the Port Royal and the Kingston Harbour in which there several ships. In the distance is a small town amidst the hills.

Trinidad from the Gulf of Paria

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A view of the landscape and buildings in a town in Trinidad, as seen from the Gulf of Paria. Boats, varying in size, are at sea.

The Imperial West Indian Mail Service

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Postcard of one of the steamships from The Imperial Direct West India Mail Service Company, travelling from Bristol to the West Indies. Elder, Dempster and Co. [written at the top of the postcard] was a company contracted to ship bananas from the…

The 'Wolverine' that took George William Gordon to Morant Bay to be hanged

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"The Wolverine" the ship on which Governor Eyre took George William Gordon to St. Thomas, where martial law was in force, to be hanged.

S.S. Aeneas from Sierra Leone to German East Africa

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A signed postcard with an image of the S.S Aeneas sailing from Sierra Leone to German East Africa.

Return of last contingent

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The last contingent of the British West Indies Regiment disembarks the ship that is docked at the pier, as they return from the War.

Port Royal by Kidd ca. 1840

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A view of Port Royal taken from the harbour.