Kamal Chunchie

Middlesex University students explore the life of Kamal Chunchie – including his time fighting for Britain during the First World War. Kamal Chunchie was born in Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and went on to serve in the Middlesex Regiment of the British Army during the First World War. He also established the ‘Coloured Men’s Institute’ in London’s Canning Town. ‘Hidden Heroes: Soldiers From The Empire’ is a Heritage Lottery funded project by Eastside Community Heritage and Middlesex University. Descendants of black and Asian soldiers who served in the regiment were found across the globe and interviewed to discover more memories of their ancestors. ©Eastside Community Heritage – All rights reserved

 

Students’ Film

Middlesex University and Eastside Community Heritage teamed up to research the fascinating history of the Soldiers from the Empire who enlisted to the Middlesex Regiment. This film was produced by Film and Media students of Middlesex University who assisted on the project. © Middlesex University and Eastside Community Heritage – All rights reserved

 

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