Early Recruits, ca. 1935

Early Recruits, ca. 1935

Pictured here are some of the first 30 men to join the Newfoundland Ranger Force. Front row, L-R: Leslie Chaffey, David Morgan, Edward Martin, Edward English, Harold Guzzwell; back row, L-R: Harry Walters, Fred Noseworthy, Frank Mercer, Morris Christian. Strict requirements governed who could join the force. Ranger trainees had to be physically fit, between the ages of 21 and 28, stand at least 5' 9'' high, and weigh no more than 185 pounds. They also had to possess a Grade 11 education.

Photograph courtesy of Norman Crane.

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