Thursday, 9 March 2017

A Triumvirate of New Officers

Friday 9th March 1917 from our correspondent in the field

Folliwing Sergeant A W Joyce and Company Sergeant Major F T Matthews the 2nd Battalion has its third new officer, commissioned from the Battalion’s ranks this year. 9515 Sergeant T G Searle has just received his commission and will remain with the Battalion(1).

Source: X550/3/WD

(1) Thomas George Searle MC, MSM would be killed on 20th September. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial.

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