Alfred Percy Aubrey.

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From a local newspaper - 26/10/1917  Captain Aubrey, son in law of the late Ald. Cater, of Huntingdon, is making satisfactory progress after a successful operation for appendicitis at a London hospital.

30/10/1914  - We hear, unofficially, that the names of Messrs. Aubrey (St. Neots, son in law of alderman Cater, of Huntingdon), B. Pentelow (formerly of St. Neots), and A. E. Lowe  (Peterborough) have been approved for commissions in the Hunts. Reserve Cycle Battalion.

17/11/1914  - Recruiting for the new Hunts. Cycle Battalion continues to be excellent, and up to Monday  403 names had been enrolled.  The total number, including 20 officers and 22 drivers, who have not been called for as yet, to bring the Battalion to full strength, is 525.  Among the officers whose names have been approved for commission are Messrs. A. P. Aubrey and H. Pentelow, of St. Neots.  

2nd Lieutenant A. P. Aubrey - by mid December 1914 he had now been posted to F Company of the Hunts. Cyclist Reserve Battalion. [2/1st H.C.B.]

2nd Lieut. A. P. Aubrey, by the 25/12/1915 he was one of two officers posted to F Company of the 2/1st H C B.

Lieut. A. P. Aubrey  - Under Battalion orders 171, issued by Captain J. C. S. Musk, officer commanding 2/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion issued at Well camp, Alford, Lincs. on 28th July 1916 at 8:00 p.m., and signed by W. L. Stephenson  (Second Lieutenant and acting adjutant), orders being for the following day i.e. 29th July 1916 (Ref: 159), records indicate that he was one of the men that was to act as part of the "conducting party" for the draft on 26/7/1916. They were all rationed up to and including 27/7/1916. At the time he was in D company.

From a local paper - 28/7/1916  Monday's "Gazette" contained the following:- Hunts. Cyclist Battalion: Second Lieutenant (temporary Lieutenant) A. P. Aubrey to be Lieutenant (April 21)

From a local paper - 17/2/1917  Capt. Aubrey, Lieut. Read, Lieut. Plowman, Lieut. Allan Wilson, and Lieut. Dawson, were in a draft of officers that left for the front on Tuesday.

From a local paper - 3/3/1917  Captain Aubrey of the Cyclist Battalion has been attached to the South Lancashire Regiment. 

26/10/1917 Captain Aubrey, son in law of the late Ald. Cater, of Huntingdon, is making satisfactory progress after a successful operation for appendicitis at a London hospital.

17/11/1914 Recruiting for the new Hunts. Cycle Battalion continues to be excellent, and up to Monday 403 names had been enrolled. The total number, including 20 officers and 22 drivers, who have not been called for as yet, to bring the Battalion to full strength, is 525. Among the officers whose names have been approved for commission are Messrs. A. P. Aubrey and H. Pentelow, of St. Neots.

Captain Alfred Percy Aubrey - Under Battalion orders, issued by Lieutenant Colonel M. D. Barkley, officer commanding 2/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion issued at Beechlands, Skegness on 30th June 1918, and signed by W.J. Satchell (Captain and Adjutant), on 29th June 1918 at 4-00 p.m., records indicate that he was appointed Captain of the week commencing 30/6/1918

  Captain A. P. Aubrey - Under Battalion orders, issued by Lieutenant Colonel M. D. Barkley, officer commanding 2/1st
Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion issued at Beechlands, Skegness on 5th July 1918, and signed by W. J. Satchell
(Captain and Adjutant), on 4th July 1918 at 7-00 p.m., records indicate that he was given leave of absence from
12/7/1918 to 18/7/1918 inclusive.

Captain Alfred Percy Aubrey - Under Battalion orders, issued by Lieut. Col. M. D. Barkley, officer commanding 2/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion issued at Beechlands, Skegness on 30th June 1918, and signed by W. J. Satchell (Captain and Adjutant), on 29th June 1918 at 4-00 p.m., records indicate that he was appointed Captain of the week commencing 30/6/1918.

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. . Martyn Smith