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!

Database of Soliders

The following database contains:

  • Soldiers whose names appear in the Nominal Roll list of the 23rd Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (First Sportsman's).
  • Updates to the Nominal Roll, including corrections to inconsistencies or duplicate records..
  • Additional information from other sources, such as service and pension records, medal cards, etc.
Over time, the database will be expanded to include soldiers who served with the 23rd but enlisted in other battalions, and enlisted / served with the other Sportsman's Battalions. It will also include more detailed information such as date of death, date of discharge, and medals awarded.

The database can be viewed in the table below, or in a separate window by clicking on this link.

 

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