25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment

Charles P. POOLE

Charles was the son of Ernest Fergus Charles Poole, a House decorator and painter, & Maria (nee Chapman).

Service Record

Enlisted 1 Nov 1915.
!/25th Bn London Regt. - Private / Ag.Sgt - No.741159
Born Brixton 26 Jun 1896, Father Ernest Charles Poole.
Occupation - Civil servant. Last employer - Registry of Friendly Societies, The British Museum, London.
Address - 65 Kryle Rd, West Side, Clapham Common, London.
Departed Devonport per H.M.S. Ceramic 3 Feb 1916, arrived Bombay 29 Feb 1916.
Statement as to Disability - Malaria during Waziristan Campaign 1917. Nil disability.
                                         [Note- Nil disability is unusual, most malaria cases were assessed as 20%, or less than 20%]
Disembodied - 10 Dec 1919

From the photo collection of "Eddie" Bolton. [Courtesy of his son Alan Bolton]


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