Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Yeoman recruits from Chelmsford Rugby Club

In 1914 at the outbreak of war many of the members of Chelmsford Rugby Club decided to enlist.

The below young men from Chelmsford Rugby Club joined the Essex Yeomanry

Ralph Arnold

Ted Barford

Jim Hutley

Bill Hutley

Tony Wilks

John Leonard

Ralph Arnold proved a very good soldier being promoted to Sergeant  and then Sergeant Major before being commisioned