At midday on Monday March 12th, national Commonwealth Day, a blue plaque unveiled at Seaford Station was dedicated to the regiment of soldiers from West India who were posted to Seaford during WWI. Men from the West Indies arrived in Sussex prepared to defend and die for our freedom and liberty, fighting side by side with British soldiers. The West Indian regiment would go on to play a crucial role in the First World War against the forces of the Ottoman Empire.

The plaque was dedicated by The Mayor, Councillor Linda Wallraven alongside, Jon Freeman, Director of the Seaford to Brighton Line at  Sussex Community Rail Partnership, Local historian Kevin Gordon, Station Manager Andy Gardner and on behalf of the Nubian Jak Trust.