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timberman

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2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« on: September 08, 2018, 09:31:01 PM »
2nd Bn Manchester Regiment

The following is not complete as I have found some discrepancies.
as my list has 26 Officers and not 27 also there are Officers that
are given the same departure date on their MIC as the Battalion
but did not leave with them.

Officers that left with the 2nd  battalion for the front in August 1914

Lieutenant-Colonel H L James

Major R S Weston

Captains C F H Trueman DSO
                 F S Nisbet (adjutant)
                 G P Wymer
                 H Knox
                 A G Foord
                 C Morley
                 M C Fowke

Lieutenants W G Mansergh
                     A F Thomas
                     J H L Reade
                     N W Humphrys
                     J S Harper (machine gun officer)
                     E R Vanderspar
                     V A Albrecht
                     A G M Hardingham
                     A J Scully
                     R F G Burrows
                     J H M Smith
                     A G B Chittenden

Lieutenants W E Butler
                       R T Miller
                       R Brodribb

Lieutenant and Quartermaster W L Connery

R A M C attached Captain Brown

The embarking strength of the 2nd Bn was
27 Officers
1 Warrant Officer
50 Staff-Sergeants and Sergeants
927 Other Ranks.

Timberman
« Last Edit: September 08, 2018, 09:45:51 PM by timberman »

timberman

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2018, 10:12:12 PM »
I also have
Captain Theobold and 2/Lt J H M Smith who did leave with the Battalion
on the 14th.

On the 26th August 1914 after the retreat only 8 Officers and
240 men being collected more joined later.

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« Last Edit: September 08, 2018, 10:46:14 PM by timberman »

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2018, 10:14:02 PM »
 2/Lt Hugh de Putron  joined on the 5th Sept 1914 with the
first reinforcements from base.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2018, 10:16:05 PM »
2/Lt A W U Moore and R F Walker joined on the 10th Sept 1914
with the second and third reinforcements of 176 men.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2018, 10:40:35 PM »
Capt Hardcastle, W K Evans, A G Tillard, W G K Peirce
and 2/Lt M R Davidson (murdered after the second World War)
joined on the 16th Sept 1914.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2018, 10:44:34 PM »
2/Lt Balshaw and C L Bentley plus a draft of 160 men joined on the
23rd Sept 1914.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2018, 08:34:59 PM »
 
15th Oct 1914

2/Lieut E R Blane and 95 men joined.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2018, 01:26:23 PM »
 25th Oct

 Captain V C Gauntlett (Kings Regiment)
 and 2/ Lieut G W Williamson also 77 men joined.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2018, 01:29:12 PM »
 
 26th Oct

 Lieut. James Crosbie Caulfield transfered
 to the Battalion from the Army Service Corps.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #9 on: September 30, 2018, 01:35:17 PM »
 
 1st Nov 1914

 2/Lieut H Elliot (Kings Reg), H Farrar (Leics Reg)
 and Lieut R Horridge.
 Also 117 men joined.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #10 on: September 30, 2018, 02:22:56 PM »
 
 5th Nov 1914

 Captain C D Irwin joined.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #11 on: September 30, 2018, 02:24:41 PM »


 6th Nov 1914

 2/Leiut K Murray (North Staff Regiment)
 and 55 men joined

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #12 on: September 30, 2018, 02:26:30 PM »

 15th Nov 1914

 Lieut H Nickolson (1/Chester Regiment) joined.

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #13 on: October 28, 2018, 06:28:35 PM »
18th November 1914

Attached from 1st East Surrey Regiment Lieut (Temp Captain) E G H Clarke
Lieut J H L Haller 2nd Lieut G Eary and from the 4th East Surrey 2nd Lieut
A R Abercrombie (no mention of the Manchester's on his MIC.)

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Re: 2nd Bn Manchester Regiment 1914
« Reply #14 on: October 28, 2018, 06:29:46 PM »
26th November 1914

Major R S Weston and 127 NCO's and men joined.

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