Category Archives: Video in English

Chinese Labour Corps videos in English

Video: Robbed of Reason

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week we are launching our latest video, Robbed of Reason. When 96,000 Chinese volunteered to work for the British army on the First World War’s Western Front they almost certainly had no idea what they had let themselves in for. The Chinese Labour Corps  were all but forgotten after the war, despite two …

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SS Athos Centenary

Launched at precisely 12:27 on February 17th we mark the centenary down to the minute when tragedy struck the SS Athos. The Athos was a French vessel, and was carrying 100 passengers, 850 Senegalese Tirailleurs who boarded at Djibouti and 950 Chinese labourers who had been recruited by the French (Travailleurs Chinois) who boarded the Athos at Hong …

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Making Good on a Promise

Today Her Majesty the Queen will lead the country in the annual act of remembrance at the Cenotaph in London. Such scenes will play out not just across this country, but around the world. We, like so many others, will renew the promise, “We Will Remember Them”.

Campaign Launch

Today the Ensuring We Remember site is officially launched. This is our main Campaign video. Please enjoy and share.