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 C W Wood
The five lieutenants had joined by appointment.