Category Archives: Legion of Frontiersmen

L.O.F. and Mounted Designations 1914-18

Surprising Snippets 1. ELLIOT’S HORSE [a.k.a. INDEPENDENT FRONTIERSMEN SQUADRON in the BELFAST WEEKLY TELEGRAPH December 1917 cross referenced with THE DAILY COLONIST, Victoria BC, 08 Nov 1936]. Eighty-three men formed by Victoria BC Legion of Frontiersmen [LOF] Command arrive overseas … Continue reading

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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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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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Elliot’s Horse

ELLIOT’S HORSE [LEGION OF FRONTIERSMEN] 1914: AN OVERVIEW © Barry William Shandro M.Ed. Edmonton Canada – 10 October 2016, revised 20 April 2017 Elliot’s Horse was the title given to a Legion of Frontiersmen squadron from Victoria, British Columbia who … 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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Two Men

Topic February/March 2017. This Topic will look mainly at two men, their influence on the Legion and the Commonwealth (then the Empire) and the influence of the Legion on them. One of the names, Lieut. Stanley Fred Shingleton, (1889-1961) will … Continue reading

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