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!

February 28, 1915

Sunday Oregonian

Bits of Sport.


William Albany, the world-famous sculler, who has rowed three great races against Ernest Barry, winning two of them and prevented from trying again because he felt his duty was to enlist last Fall, is a member of the Sportsman’s Battalion, stationed at Hornchurch, Essex, England.

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