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!

April 10, 1915

The Times

1st and 2nd SPORTSMEN’S BATTALIONS ROYAL FUSILIERS, Colonel-in-Chief, the King. C. O. 1st Battalion, Col. Viscount Maitland. C.O. 2nd Battalion, Col. A. de B. V. Paget (His Majesty’s Bodyguard). Sportsmen, aged 19 to 45 upper and middle class only. Wanted at Once. Only a few vacancies now left. Entrance fee 3 guineas, or kit. No other financial obligations. Head Recruiting Office, E. Cunliffe-Owen, Hotel Cecil, London. Hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

No comments :

Post a Comment