Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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West Essex Militia April 1872

West Essex Militia held a drill for their 223 recruits in April 1872 prior to a muster of the whole Regiment on 29 April 1872.

The Officers at the drill were

Captain Travers in command

Lieut Burnell - musketry instructor

Lieut Capel Cure

Lieut Tuthill

Lieut Lay

Lieut Barrow

Lieut C W Wood

The five lieutenants had joined by appointment.