WW1: Mobilisation of RNVR

WW1: Mobilisation of RNVR In 1914, on the outbreak of the Great War, despite its members having volunteered and trained for service at sea, the RNVR was mobilised and marched off to the trenches as the Royal Naval Division.  This extraordinary decision to use the RNVR as soldiers was not sweetened by the fact that … Continue reading WW1: Mobilisation of RNVR