GUIDE TO THE VOLUNTEER TRAINING CORPS 1914 1918

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A regular question put to Ray Westlake during his fifty or more years writing and researching Britain’s auxiliary forces has been, ‘Where can I find a list giving details of the several Volunteer Training Corps units raised during the early months of the Great War?’ True, the post-1915 years that saw the smaller companies merged into battalions, and later regiments, has been adequately covered in the several Volunteer Lists available. But what about the ‘Citizens’ corps, or the ‘Fencibles’, the ‘Defence’ organisations, the ‘Village Guards’; those raised by shooting, cricket, golf or football clubs, or by railway companies, factories or athletes, businessmen or old school fellows? The answer, until now, has regrettably been there is none.