The Sportsmen’s Battalion in Hornchurch – Christmas 1914

I was joined once more this afternoon by MARGARET MILLS, who related the story of First World War battalion, known as the Sportsmen’s Battalion who were based in Hornchurch during the early days of the First World War.

Before being recruited many members of this army battalion had been professional sportsmen, circus performers and media people, so quite a mixed bag!

If you missed what Margaret told me, you can catch it all here: –

I’ll see you once more next week,

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