Category Archives: World War I

A Persistent Mystery

Surprising Snippets 8: An unsolvable mystery is, who was the person from which official government or military department who decided that the file on the Frontiersmen and Remounts in the last quarter of 1914 was not worth saving at The … 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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The Legion of Frontiersmen in World War I

The Legion of Frontiersmen was founded in London, on Christmas Eve 1904. Immediately following on 26 December 1904 a letter in British National newspapers suggested an organization to organize Imperial campaign veterans, adventurers, patriots and men with experience of in … Continue reading

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