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Money Matters

Over the past 112 years the Legion of Frontiersmen has always been much in need of money. It has been fortunate with the generosity of members and officers, but when a nice fat sum of money seemed to be coming … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Union Flag

Followers of this website will know that the Legion of Frontiersmen has by its nature attracted many strange tales and not a few myths. We have tried to resolve the mysteries and stories in a constant search for the truth. … Continue reading

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Listen to the band

It may come as surprise to many to hear that the Legion of Frontiersmen had a strong musical tradition with a succession of acclaimed Legion bands over the years.  However, we may never again see what is shown in the … Continue reading

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When a Government Minister supported the Frontiersmen

For over twenty years from the middle of the 1960s, Frontiersmen made regular trips to Belgium and France to pay their respects to the Fallen of both wars. They gained introductions through the Amicale, the Anglo-Belgian Club, then of Belgrave … Continue reading

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Just an Inch of Ribbon

The DCM League and the Frontiersmen.. The Distinguished Conduct Medal, awarded to other ranks between 1854 and 1993 was regarded as second only to the Victoria Cross. It was replaced in 1993 by the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross, awarded to all … Continue reading

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A Light Legion Scandal

Legion Lawyers – the ethical and the questionable You may think that an article on Legion Lawyers would be about uninteresting men, but this is far from the case. Over the history of the Legion we have attracted many sharp … Continue reading

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GAS!!

During the 1930s the very word “gas” was highly emotive. Today we talk of “chemical warfare” but in those days just the one word caused disquiet in the British population, many of who could recall the nightmare of gas warfare … Continue reading

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