Newspaper extract from 6/7/1917 = "Captain Herbert Pentelow, of St. Neots, has returned from the Western front, and is again in command of a company of Cyclists."
Newspaper extract from 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 Lieut. H. Pentelow, by the 25/12/1915 he was one
of two officers posted to D Company of the 2/1st H C B.
Newspaper extract from 17/11/1916. = "Capt. Herbert Pentelow, Cyclist Battalion attached London Regiment, is officially reported wounded."
Herbert Pentelow, Cyclist Battalion, has been wounded in both legs, and
also received two wounds in the left arm. The wounds are not believed to
be of a very serious nature. He is in a hospital in London.
Newspaper extract from 17/11/1916
Herbert Pentelow, Cyclist Battalion attached London Regiment, is
officially reported wounded.
Newspaper extract from 17/11/1916 Capt. Herbert Pentelow, Cyclist Battalion attached London Regiment, is officially reported wounded.
8/12/16 = Captain Herbert Pentelow is now out of hospital and is at Richmond.
Newspaper extract from 6/7/1917 = Captain Herbert Pentelow, of St. Neots, has returned from the Western front, and is again in command of a company of Cyclists.
H. Pentelow - 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 A company.
30/10/1914 - We hear, unofficially, that the names of Messrs. Aubrey (St. Neots, son in law of alderman Cater, of Huntingdon), H. Pentelow (formerly of St. Neots), and A. E. Lowe (Peterborough) have been approved for commissions in the Hunts. Reserve Cycle Battalion.
Lt. Pentelow - C company -
In a local newspaper report of the cricket match played on the 5/6/1915
- they played F company of the H.C.B. by the sea - C company won the
match - he scored 36 runs and bowled by Hollis.
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