25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment


Walter BANKS


Medal card : Ag/Cpl. - 25th London Regt. 
Medal roll : 25th London R. A/Cpl., Attached Infantry Base Depot 1(a) France 21.7.17 to 26.9.17.,
                  Posted to 5th London R. 1(a) France 27.9.17 to 25.4.19.


Service Papers

25th London, No. 3450, 741561 on Attestation papers & medal card. 
              Statement of Disability has 2/16th London, Cpl. 
              'Casualty form - Active Service' has him in the London Rifle Brigade 1/5th London Regt.
Address :- 19 Stowe? Rd, Shepherds Bush.
Age last birthday - 21 (born 1894 in Hammersmith)
First joined - 25 Feb 1916
Next of kin - Mr? Edward Banks, father, same address.
Trade - Motor Coach Trimmer
Passed classes - Signaller .... (ineligible). 'Casualty form - Active Service', has qualified as a 1st Class Signaller.
Decorations - Military Medal, London Gazette dated 23-7-1919, Victory & British medals.
Served :- Home 25 Feb 1916 to 19 Jul 1917, France 20 Jul 1917 to 28 Aug 1919, Home 29 Aug 1919 to 26? Sep 1919.


Acknowledgements

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