R. E. York

. Pte. R. E.York - 267368 - Under Battalion orders, part 2 - Issue sheet 183 - [Territorials] - issued by Lieut. Col. M. D. Barkley, Commanding Officer, 2/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion issued at Beechlands, Skegness, on 6th August 1918 at 5:00 p.m., and signed by W. J. Satchell (Captain and Adjutant), orders being for the following day i.e. 7th August 1918, records indicate that he was one of a group of 11 men that were compulsorily transferred to the 30th Battalion the London Regiment on the 5/8/18 - the reason for the transfer was classified under class 2 - he was partially trained and was to be transferred in accordance with C. R. N. C. 136083/A.2 dated 30/7/18 - his pay way to be retained at the present rate if more advantageous - at the time he was serving with D Company.

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09/04/2012

. . Martyn Smith