A record of the Sportsman's Battalions during the First World War, including a database of soldiers who enlisted in - or served with - the 23rd, 24th and 30th Royal Fusiliers, originally raised by Mrs. Emma Cunliffe-Owen in September 1914. If you have any questions or comments, please send to fmsketches@macbrem.com, thanks!

January 8, 1915

Devon Exeter Gazette

Soldiers in Training.

Lieut. A. Edward Dunn, who is recruiting in Devonshire for the Sportsman’s Battalion, and Sergeant C. T. W. Finch, with a squad of recruits.

The Sportsman’s Battalion.

Recruits at Swedish drill in St. John’s School playground, Exeter.

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