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Category Archives: Roger Pocock
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
Topic October/November 2018. The first Legion Padre was Bishop H.H. Montgomery, who we will know of in the main as being the father of the famous Montgomery of Alamein. He was succeeded by several mainly London-based clergymen, often with somewhat … Continue reading
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
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
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