Friday, July 15, 2005

15 July 1915 - Pay day again

Leslie Payne received his pay again at Dibgate on Thursday 15th July.

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

6 July 1915 - Leslie Payne promoted to Corporal at Shorncliffe

Five days later, on 6th July, Leslie Payne was also promoted to the rank of Corporal - the official confirmation came through in Part II Daily Orders on the following day, the 7th, and accordingly his pay was raised by an extra 10c. per day. It was on these two days, according to the War Diaries, that Nos. 7 & 8 Companies were busy moving the 29th and 31st Battalions and their equipment from Dibgate Camp to Lydd.

Friday, July 01, 2005

1 July 1915 - Promotion for William Hogg & Bob Moodie

Service records show William Hogg to have been promoted to the rank of Corporal on Thursday 1 July 1915 and, on the same day as he was discharged from hospital, the rank of Lance Corporal was confirmed for Bob Moodie.