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FLUX, NEVILLE (1878-—). Educated R.A.M. Conductor, Mayfair Orchestral Society, 1900. Bandmaster, Royal Engineers, 1905. Conductor, Rochester Choral Society. His works include a Symphony in G, tone poem, "The Legend Beautiful," "Four Characteristic Dances," numerous overtures and smaller pieces.
FRANKLIN, CHARLES, Second Lieutenant (1861-----). Bands­man, Munster Fusiliers, 1875. Bandmaster, Royal Irish Rifles, 1890. Director of Music, Egyptian Army, 1894. Director, Royal Naval School of Music, Eastney, 1907.
FROENHERDT, C. F. (18—-90). Bandmaster, Sixty-fourth Regiment, 1815; Ninet3r-fourth Regiment, 1845; Second Life Guards, 1856; Royal Marines (Plymouth), 1872. In-spedjng bandmaster, H.M. Training Ships, 1874.
GODFREY, CHARLES (1790-1863). Bandsman,. Coldstream Guards, 1813. Bandmaster, Coldstream Guards, 1825-63. Member of King's Band, 1831. First editor of Jullien's " Military Band Journal."
GODFREY, CHARLES, M.V.O., F.R.A.M. (1839-----). Edu­cated R.A.M. Bandmaster, Scots Guards, 1859; Royal Horse Guards, 1869-1903. Commissioned Second Lieu­tenant 1899. Member, Royal Victorian Order, 1903. Professor, R.C.M. and Guildhall School. Editor of "Orpheus Band Journal."
GODFREY, DANIEL (1831-1903). Educated R.A.M. Band­master, Grenadier Guards, 1856-96. Appointed honorary Second Lieutenant, 1887. The first bandmaster in our service to receive the commissioned rank. Professor of military music at the R.A.M. Composer of the waltzes, "Guards," "Hilda," "Mabel," etc.
GODFREY, FREDERIC (1837-82). Bandsman, Coldstream Guards, 1856. Bandmaster, Coldstream Guards, 1863-80. Editor of ChappelPs " Military Band Journal."
GREEN, BENJAMIN, M.V.O., Second Lieutenant (1853-----).
Bandsman, Eighth Hussars, 1865. Bandmaster, Tenth Hussars, 1879; Duke of York's School, 1888; Royal Marine Artillery, 1897. Second Lieutenant, 1911.
GRIFFITHS, SAMUEL C. (1851-96). Bandsman, Royal Scots, 1866. Bandmaster, Royal Scots, 1872; Royal Military College, 1890. Director, Royal Military School of Music and Second Lieutenant, 1890. Composer of overture, " Hermolin," motet, "God be Merciful unto Us." Author of the " Military Band" and " Hints on the Management of Army Bands."
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