The Royal British Legion is committed to remembering the millions from the Commonwealth who have served alongside the British Armed Forces since the First World War, defending the freedoms and ways of life we enjoy today.
Many of Britain’s most vibrant communities are of Commonwealth descent, their ancestors having fought for Britain during the Second World War and before.
This service and sacrifice is an integral part of Britain’s shared heritage and history.
Our education resources explore how the roles played by Commonwealth women within the Armed Forces have changed over the last 100 years, and features the stories of Commonwealth women who have pushed the boundaries.
Forgotten Sacrifice factsheet
Learn more about the Commonwealth
There are numerous ways to find out more about the service and sacrifice of the Commonwealth online.
Websites we recommend
- British Muslim Heritage Centre