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Regiment 1st Royal Berkshire
Location England, Farnborough
Entry Battalion entrained. - Two trains - Composition as per Part 1 Exp. Force (overseas entrainment.[?]) 1st Train Dep Farnborough 10.27 arr Southampton 11.45am 2nd Train Dep Farnborough 11.39 arr Southampton 12.55pm Lieut Perkins and 115 (first reinforcement) remaining. 3.30pm Southampton. No 2 train party left Southampton in SS MELLIFONT. 5pm Southampton. No 1 Train party having embarked on SS ARDMORE departed. Note: The promotion of NCO on mobilization is a matter of great difficulty under present arrangements. Mob Regs require amendment.