Friday, 3 March 2017

Another Promotion from the Ranks

Saturday 3rd March 1917 from our correspondent in the field

Readers may remember that on 23rd January 10353 Sergeant A W Joyce returned to the 2nd Bedfords as a Second Lieutenant. We have learned today that another capable 2nd Battalion non-commissioned officer has been given his commission. 8051 Company Sergeant Major F T Matthews has been promoted to Second Lieutenant and will remain with the battalion. Clearly this Battalion has a pool of first class NCOs.

Source: X550/3/WD

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