Category Archives: East Africa Frontiersmen

A Royal Marine who served with the Frontiersmen

Surprising Snippets 2: one of a series of brief items about the history of the Legion of Frontiersmen. CAPTAIN JAMES FREDRICK ELLISON M.C., D.C.M, R.M.L.I.: a Royal Marine who served with the Frontiersmen. Towards the end of their campaign in … Continue reading

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The Frontiersmen’s Lorry

Topic October/November 2016. A tale of the First War in East Africa and the frustrations of bureaucracy. By the time the 25th battalion Royal Fusiliers (Legion of Frontiersmen) arrived in East Africa in 1915, the actions of the Indian Army … Continue reading

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A Murder Mystery – Death of a Frontiersman

It would be safe to say that quite a sizeable percentage of those who read this page would agree that there is some unsolved mystery in their own family; perhaps about a grandfather, a great uncle or even further back … Continue reading

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