Category Archives: Surprising Snippets

An Unusual Method of Self-Defence

Surprising Snippets 3.  In its early days the London Command of the Legion of Frontiersmen had a number of acclaimed and highly-skilled swordsmen among its ranks. One of these was Capt. Graham Hope who wrote an article in 1907 for … Continue reading

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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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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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