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A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE VOLUNTEER ELEMENT
The history of British Honduras would not be complete without the story of the part played by the volunteer soldiers who banded themselves together and fought to preserve their lands, their homes and indeed, their own existence.
• In 1745, the settlers and their workmen stood shoulder to shoulder and defeated the Spanish invaders at the battle of Labouring Creek.