A History of The 10th (Service) Battalion The East Yorkshire Regiment 1914-1919

O. K M .S.IT has been suggested tome that there are many men such as Clerks and others engaged in com­mercial business who wish to serve their KING and COUNTRY and would be willing to enlist in the New Army if they felt assured that they would be serving with their own friends and not put into Battalions with unknown men as their companions. EARL KITCHENER has sanctioned the raising of a Hull Battalion w hioh would be composed of the classes mentioned and in which a man could be certain th a the would be among his own friends. THE CONDITIONS OF SERVICE WILL BETHE SAME AS IN OTHER BATTALIONS IN THE REGULAR ARMY. The Hew Battalion will b e 1000 strong and will b e named the 7t h (HULL) BATTALION EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. Those who wish to serve in it will b e enrolled enlisted and clothed at theW ENLOCK BARRACKS HULL. Recruiting will commence from lOa.m. on TUESDAY 1 s t SEPTEMBER. For the present Recruits joining will b e billeted in their own homes. I shall be glad to receive the names of ex-Officers who will help in the above work until the Officers have been appointed to the Battalion Major W. H CARVER has been temporarily appointed Acting Adjutant for the Battalion a t W enlock Barracks. GOD SAVE THE KING. NUNBURNHOLME LORD LIEUTENANT. YE. 03X ReproductionS. of Original Recruiting Poster issued in 1914.
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