Monday 3 July 2017

Changes in the 2nd Battalion

Captain Beal [X550/1/81]

Tuesday 3rd July 1917

2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment is currently behind the lines at rest. There have been a number of changes today. Lieutenant-Colonel E S M Poyntz has gone on leave and Major B P Newbolt has gone to the army’s base at Rouen to join 48th Prisoner-of-War Company.

Meanwhile Captain L F Beal has rejoined the Battalion from the School of Instruction at Aldershot. Major C H de St.P Bunbury has joined the Battalion from the 2nd Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment as  temporary commanding officer in Lieutenant-Colonel Poyntz’s absence.

Source: X550/3/WD

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