25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment

 Herbert Frank RIMBAULT

Private H. Rimbault affectionately known as " Rimmy " by his friends in the Battalion, with whom he was very popular. He was educated at Wilson's Grammar School, Camberwell, and previous to joining the army, held an important position in the head office of Messrs. Sainsbury at Blackfriars. He enlisted in November 1915 and joined the Third Line at Feltham, afterwards proceeding with them to Ashford and Richmond Park Camp, finally leavina England for India at the end of July 1916, and joining the 1st Battalion at Hebbal Camp, Bangalore. His chums would like to take this opportunity of expressing their sincere sympathy with his widow and relatives in their sad loss.
[The Londoner - Vol.2, No. 2 page 36.]

Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19

Rimbault, Herbert Frank, resident Camberwell, enlisted Fulham, 741216, Cyc., died in India, 13 Aug 1917.

['Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19', Vol. 10, Part 76, Page 207, 25th (County of London) Battalion (Cyclists), pub. 1921 by His Majesty's Stationary Office]

Rimbault is an old boy of Wilsons Grammar School which until 1977 was in Camberwell ,South East London. He is among 120 listed on the roll of honour, one of the few to fall outside France and Flanders.

In Memory of

Private Herbert Frank RIMBAULT

741216, "A" Coy., London Regiment (Cyclists)

who died age 29 on 13 August 1917

Son of Fanny Rimbault, of 7, Dagmar Rd., Camberwell, and the late Charles H. Rimbault; 
husband of Florence L. Rimbault, of 13, Grace's Rd., Camberwell, London. 

Buried Dera Ismail Khan Cem. 53.

Delhi Memorial (India Gate) Face 23.

Of the servicemen commemorated by name on the memorial, just over 1,000 lie in cemeteries to the west of the River Indus, where maintenance was not possible. The remainder died in fighting on or beyond the North West Frontier and during the Third Afghan War, and have no known grave. The Delhi Memorial (India Gate) stands at the eastern end of the Rajpath, or Kingsway.

[Courtesy of Commonwealth War Graves Commission]

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