THE HON. ARTILLERY COMPANY.
London, Deoember 20. The Honorable Artillery Company of London, the oldest military corps m ' the Empire (dating from 1585) has been suddenly disbanded and its guns removed. The members recently agreed to a scheme proposed by the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Portland, Who are the Captain-General and Lieujenant-Colonel respectively of the corps to place the Company under the volunteer system. The members, however refused to pass a motion to grant for military purposes, and the Prince and Duke threw up their commissions. The War Office thereupon disbanded the corps. (Received Deoember 21, 12.45 p.m.)
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2019, 21 December 1888
THE HON. ARTILLERY COMPANY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2019, 21 December 1888
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