25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment


Leslie Cecil BELSTEN


Service Papers

25th Battalion London Regt. Cpl - No.2252
            t/f to 3/2nd London Regt. 28 Aug 1915 no.220
            t/f Army Cycle Corp 1 Nov 1916 No.16116
            t/f King's Liverpool 11 Dec 1916
            t/f Labour Corp 10 Dec 1917 No.385979
            t/f Royal Engineers 24 Feb 1918, posted Meteorological Section R.E. 25 Feb 1918, No.358534
Address - 53 Whitbread Rd, Brockley, S.E.
Occupation - School teacher.
Enlisted 29 Mar 1915.
Born 1895.
Qualified as a Meteorological Observer 8 Nov 1918.
Served in France from 12 Dec 1916.
Statement of Disability - includes problem with his neck, and shrapnel wound to scalp.


Acknowledgements

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