Category Archives: Latest Topic

The Call of the Wild

Topic August/September 2017.  Throughout its history the Legion of Frontiersmen has attracted countless men, and more than a few women, whose travels had taken them all over the world. Many was the story they could, and sometimes did, tell of … Continue reading

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Defending against CHEMICAL WARFARE

It can truthfully be said that nowhere, outside the Government Schools, are such facilities available as are offered by the Central Gas School of the Legion of Frontiersmen. Topic June/July 2017.  We covered the Legion’s work in anti-gas warfare to … Continue reading

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Telling the Truth?

Topic April/May 2017.  There is no doubt that over the years many a military unit has considered itself badly treated and poorly supplied by their bases and headquarters. Many had cause for complaint about the way they were treated by … Continue reading

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What Caused the Rift?

Topic December 2016 / January 2017. Seeking the causes of the breakaway of the Canadian Division:  a more complicated story than at first seems likely. As has been stated before, the mistakes of the past can be made beneficial, if … 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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Supporting the Authorities

Topic August/September 2016.  Supporting the Legal Authorities (even when their cause may be doubtful).  Although in most countries the Frontiersmen have not received official recognition, their services have regularly been sought. Sometimes the tasks they have been given may have … Continue reading

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Tasting Adventure and Revolution

Topic June/July 2016. For the first thirty and more years of the history of the Legion of Frontiersmen, its leaders tried hard to dissuade members from taking part in revolutions around the world. They could not prevent the many adventurers … Continue reading

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