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The Frontiersman Who Took the Blame

Topic October / November 2020. When King Edward VII was on the throne and the Legion of Frontiersmen was founded there were definite class barriers in Britain. In countries such as Canada, Australia and New Zealand class was not as strongly … Continue reading

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Propaganda

Topic August / September 2020.  Misinformation – Deception – Persuasion.   It depends entirely your point of view as to what you call it. It was certainly something in which many Frontiersmen were skilled, although we have been inclined to refer … Continue reading

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More Than a Local Hero

Topic June / July 2020.  JACK GALLAGHER B.E.M. (1902-84) is more than a local hero in the village of Selsey, England, where he was responsible for the formation of the local troop of the Legion of Frontiersmen and of what … Continue reading

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The Presidents

Topic April / May 2020. The Legion has in recent years understandably concentrated with pride on their Patron, the late Countess Mountbatten of Burma. It must not be forgotten that she would not accept the position of President, a long-standing position … Continue reading

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The Lost Squadron

Topic February / March 2020.  The Lost Squadron and Major E. H. Rhodes-Wood. It is too much to ask you to write to Woodall in India, Brown in Russia, Smith in Malaya, Jones in China and Robinson in Patagonia. Few … Continue reading

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Independence

Topic December 2019 / January 2020. “The world looks with some awe upon a man who appears unconcernedly indifferent to home, money, comfort, rank, or even power and fame. The world feels not without a certain apprehension, that here is … Continue reading

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The Frontiersman Traitor

…but who was never brought to justice! Those who have read our most recently published book The Frontiers of Truth will have seen that there have been Frontiersmen who have been accomplished liars, cheats and rogues in their spare time … Continue reading

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A Moment in History

Topic October / November 2019.  Captain Arthur Wynell Lloyd, M.C. was a very brave man. He was one of the few Frontiersmen to be still able to fight at the last engagement at Nyangao, for which the Royal Fusiliers were … Continue reading

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Real Austerity

Topic August / September 2019. It was not until 1922 that the Legion of Frontiersmen recovered in any way from the losses of the First War. The Legion had grown so rapidly in its first ten years and with such … Continue reading

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Answering the Call

Topic June / July 2019. As the threat of another world war grew ever more likely in the 1930s, Frontiersmen had hopes that they would be granted a named unit as they had in the First War. As retired senior officers, … Continue reading

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