||Pet. Standard 29/8/1914
Battalion. A member of the
Hunts. Cyclist Battalion writes: -"Some of our party have moved
into some very comfortable quarters here (Withernsea) and are doing some
useful work on the coast. With
a very few exception, the entire Battalion has volunteered to undertake
service abroad should it be asked of them.
Without going into details, it may be said that the Hunts.
Battalion - the "baby" Regiment of the Arm - has received many
congratulations on their work , and the zest they throw into it.
The following have been promoted to the rank of
Colour Sergeant, in each case a well deserved recognition of good
work: A. Co. Sergt. Walton ; B. Co. Sergeant Clayton ; C. Co. Sergeant
W. Dawson ; D. Co. Sergeant Taylor ; E. Co. Sergeant Hitch ; F. Co.
Sergeant Chesterfield ; G. Co. Sergeant Baxter ; H. Co. Sergeant Wiles.