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Y* R. 5TH VOLUNTEER BATTALION THE SOUTH WALES BORDER KRS. R EG T MRN T A L ORDERS By LIEUTENAHT-COLONEL E. PKYCE-JONES, M.P., Com manding. Headquarters, Newtown, 20r,h January, 1900. SOUTH AFRICA.—The undermentioned have been selected to proceed on acrive service to South Africa:—A Co, 30 L-Cpl Alfred Rees, 32 L-Cpl Wm Perry, 31 Pre William Thomas Lowe, 400 Pte Richard Morris, 10 Pte George Bennett, aDd 185 Pte William Edward Griffiths B Co, 71 Pte John Ellis Joues and 86 Pte Thomas Garnett; C Co, 102 L-Sergt Charles Pryce, 126 Pte Edwin Williams, and 129 Pte Pryce Baines D Co, 236 Alfred Wm Harris and 364 Pte Hugh Arthur E Co, 372 Clr- Sergt Thomas James Astley and 370 Cpl David Jones, 503 Pte George Henry Buriner, and 374 Pte Edward James F Co, 425 SergtEvan Lewis Jones, 464 Pte Robert Richards, 446 Pte William. Joues, 521 Pte John Morris. Waiting man, 197 L-Cpl G Latham, B Co. Clr-Sergt Astley will revert to Sergt, Sergt E L Jones to Cpl, and L-Sergt Pryce, CfJj Jones, L-Opls Perry aud Rees to Privates. These men wili be mobilised at Newtown to-day for the purpose of undergoing instruction in musketry, drill, and marching, and being fitted out before pi-oepeiing to Brecon by the 9-45 a.m. train on Thursday next, 25th, for medical inspection and the final approval by the officer commanding 24th Regimental District. Each man ou final approval will have his life insured for 1100, and in addition to the ordinary articles of kit flU pplied will receive every possible article to add to their comfort; also a pair of field glasses and a little pocket money. RESERVE SECTION.—The Rifle Ranges will be open this day, also on Monday and T uesday next, for ail who are not yet qualified in shooting. The final selection will be made as soon as pogsible, and after attestation, will proceed to Brecon for medical inspection and final approval; then the men will he transferred to the 1st Class Army Reserve of the Volunteer Reserve Company. They will receive pay at the rate of 6d per diem. COMPLIMENTARY.— With reference to the District Order No 3, dated Devonport, 11th inst: The Officer Commanding 24th Regimental District, warmly congratulates Major and Hon Lt-Col G A tlutchins, V.D., in having successfully passed in all the Military Subjects required for the promotion of Army Officers. OFFICERS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.—Lieut Harold Alec ivi'khy Lad been selected by the Officer Com- manding 24th Regimental Distric: from the officers of the South Wales Volunteer Infantry Brigade to proceed with the Company of Volunteers mobiliz- ing at Brecon on 25th inst. Sanction has been obtained for Lieut Charles Edward Elwell to enlist in the Imperial Yeomanry for service in the ranks he will be borne as a supernumerary on the strength of his own Battalion for the period of his enlist- ment. CFLRTITICATES.—Sergeant-Instructors F Betts and E G Wilson, having undergone a course of instruc- tion at the Royal Small-arms Factory, have been awarded certificates. STRecK OFF. The undermentioned are struck off the strength of the Battalion from this date :— No 60 Pte Norton and 638 Pte Arthur, A" Co. ENROLMENTS.—The undermentioned having been eurol led at the stations named are taken on the strength of the Battalion, posted to Companies, and allotted Regimental numbers as stated against their names :—"A" Co, No 700 Clement Davies, 701 David J Evans, 702 Stuart Woolley, 703 Arthur Orford. B Co, 704 John Albert Leach, and 705 Bertie C Edwards. C Co, Na 706 George R Smith. FIELD PRACTICE ASSOCIATION,—The following Sections are prize winers n Match C:, (4 volleys and 3 independent) No 1 Section," A Company, Sergt Kreese; No 2 Section, "B" Co, Col-Sergt J M Jones; No 3 Section, "C" Co, Sergt 11 Owen, No 1 Section, Col-Sergt T J Astley, and No 4 Section, "F" Co, Sergt E H Daniells. "A" Co win the prize for the best Company in the Bat- talion. By Order. C WALKER, Captain, Adjutant 5th V.B. South Wales Borderers. NOTICE. A dinner for A and B Cos. and also the annual distribution of prizes will be held in the Public Hall, Newtown, on Monday next, 22ud inst. at 7-30 p.m. Dress tnnics, Sergeants will wear cross belts. Member. of tho Spction proceeding on active ser- vice in South Africa are cordially invited to attend. COMPANY ORDERS. "C" COMPANY.—The Company will parade at the Town Hall on Saturday,2Cth inst; at 2 45 p.m., to send off the men selected from the Company for service in South Africa. Dress; Undress Uniform with Belt and Side-arms. Great Coats will be worn if wet. Bv Order, LENNOX NA FJER, Captain, Commanding C Co, 5th S.W.B. Welshpool, 19th Jan., 1900, +

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