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Volunteer Review of 1869 and the Ferret Disaster

It is a little known fact that the first Volunteer Corps – the forerunners of the Territorial Army – was founded in Dover! Thomas Hyde Page, who was born 1746 and educated at Woolwich Military Academy on being invalided out … Continue reading

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