Category Archives: Roger Pocock

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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Ahead of their Time? (Topic Feb/Mar 16)

It is probable that every reader of these articles knows the name of the “slightly mad” Colonel David Stirling of S.A.S. fame. Apparently Stirling knew nothing of the Legion of Frontiersmen until the final weeks of his life when he … Continue reading

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Legion of Frontiersmen in Canada Timeline (Part 1)

Legion of Frontiersmen: A Referenced* Timeline, Canada and British Empire, 1904 –1939 ©Barry William Shandro M.Ed August 11, 2004 with ongoing revisions, last revision January 2015 Edmonton Canada *Please credit research when utilized, as this information has taken many years … Continue reading

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The Frontiersman who wrote to the King

“I’ve lost a good friend,” said a Frontiersman to one of the Padres officiating at the funeral of Henry Cecil Edwards-Carter on January 31st 1934. His coffin draped with the Union Flag was borne on the shoulders of eight Frontiersmen … Continue reading

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