Explore the history of the Army Cadets through this interactive timeline.
The Army Cadet Force and the Combined Cadet Force have a shared origin story dating back to the 1860s. Use this interactive timeline to track the history of both of these cadet branches.
This resource highlights how they came into being, how their paths have diverged over time, and what the main influences have been on their evolution into the youth organisations we know today.
The timeline features sources from the National Army Museum’s collection including photographs, documents and artefacts. It has been designed for use by cadet groups, to explore their origins and history.