WHEN DOES IT END?
“Foreign nationals (from the commonwealth) will be allowed to join the British army despite never having lived in the country, ministers will reveal as part of plans to help stem a worsening recruitment crisis in the armed forces.” – Guardian UK, 05 Nov 2018
So being from the colonies allows you to fight and risk your life for Britain, but does not give you the right to automatic British citizenship…
And you know due to the economic hardship and lack of job opportunities in these nations there will be many takers.
Thousands of years later and the ships are still being filled, only voluntarily!