Forming part of the British Army, the Barbados Volunteer Force used the Vickers machine gun as part of their establishment.

Second World War

Formed as an infantry battalion specifically for Barbados, there were three rifle companies and a headquarters company. This headquarters company included a Medium Machine Gun platoon of four Vickers machine guns as of 1942.


  • The National Archives, WO 24/945, War Establishments 1942 October to December.