MILLITARY – 1st North York Artillery Volunteers – Annual Inspection
Accreditation the Redcar and Saltburn News 27/08/1874.
1st NORTH YORK ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS – ANNUAL INSPECTION.
The inspection of the 1ST North York Artillery Volunteers, by Col Fitzhugh, R.A., Commanding Auxiliary Artillery in this district will take place on Saturday next (29/08), at Redcar. A special train will bring the greater part of the brigade, arriving at Redcar railway station, about 3 PM. The brigade will be formed up at the station, and marched to the racecourse, when they will be inspected by Col Fitzhugh, and will go through some battalion manoeuvres. There will then march through the town to the battery, and go through good practice and repository drill, the latter consisting in mounting a heavy gun from the ground on two its carriage. The brigade will, after the inspection is over, be marched back to the Central Hall, where dinner will be provided for members of the corps.
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