Tag Archives: Prince Louis of Battenberg

Friends in High Places

Anyone researching the Legion of Frontiersmen at the British National Archives could well be excused for thinking that it is an organisation of little use constantly disliked or even despised by Government departments throughout its 110 year history. Nothing could … 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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Frontiersmen and the Boy Scouts (Topic Aug/Sept 2015)

FRONTIERSMEN AND THE BOY SCOUTS – whose ideas? Crediting the right man. It is inevitable that over the years an organisation of adventurers such as the Legion of Frontiersmen should attract many myths and legends. It is the task of … Continue reading

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Frontiersmen and the Sea

In 1903 a book was published that made an immediate impact and has never been out of print since then. It has often been called the first thriller. This was Erskine Childers “The Riddle of the Sands”. No biography of … Continue reading

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