25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment


 Training film of the 25th London Cyclists.


Imperial War Museum Catalogue

CATALOGUE NUMBER : NTB 246-1

PRODUCTION DATE :  8/5/1916

PRODUCTION COUNTRY : GB

PRODUCTION COMPANY : Topical Film

I. Cyclist's Corps exercise :-
THE CYCLIST'S CORPS. The 25th County of London (Cyclists) carrying out 'An Attack' near their training headquarters in Middlesex.' Soldiers cycle past along a country road. Men fire prone from behind a barricade of bicycles set up across the road, while others crouch in a drainage ditch alongside. One man perches uncomfortably on a paling fence. An enemy column approaches from the opposite direction and, after dispersing at point blank range, overruns the position. There are some casualties, one man lying Saint Catherine-like on his bicycle. The attackers fall prone and fire past the camera after the fleeing defenders.


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