25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment


Ernest Edward BURCH


Ernest was born in 1894 in Croydon, the son of Edward BURCH, a police inspector, and Charlotte Agnes (Also Agnes Charlotte) nee Manthorpe.


Service records

1/25th Bn. London Regiment, Private, "A" Company - No.s 1853 & 740677
Address - Woodcote, Three Bridges, Sussex.
Born ca. 1894.
Occupation - Surveyor's Clerk
Last employer - Leonard P. Rees, Station Rd, Redhill, Surrey.
Enlisted 1 Dec 1914
Embarked for India on the 'Ceramic' on 3 Feb 1916, Disembarked Bombay 26 Feb 1916.
Field service Waziristan Field Force from 26 May 1917 to 16 Aug 1917.
Statement of Disability - Poona 29 July 1919 - Malaria from July 1918 - Hospitalised Jullundur Station Hospital. -  Degree of Disability - Nil.
Embarked for UK per 'Brandenburg' on 1 Oct 1919, arrived UK 29 Oct 1919.
Disembodied - 26 Nov 1919
Address on discharge - 108 Brighton Rd, Horsham, Sussex.
Military Character - Very good.


 

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