25th County of London Cyclist Battalion
The London Regiment





Dedicated to the 25th London Cyclists, a much forgotten regiment. The 1/25th battalion's WW1 service was undertaken in India and the North West Frontier. In 1917 they participated in the Waziristan Campaign.  In 1919 they helped quell the Amritsar uprising, and participated in the 3rd Afghan War. In 1917, 200 of the 1/25th left India and fought in Mesopotamia. Most of the Battalion did not return to the UK until Dec 1919. All without their beloved bicycles. 
Some members of the 2/25th served in France attached to other regiments.

"Banished to India"
  

See also the  2/25th  &  3/25th  battalions.


      The 2017 Ride to the Somme will be to Passchendale and Arras after a successful ride to Thiepval in 2016 as seen on the BCC Countryfile Remembrance Day program aired on the 13th of Nov 2016. It will be a fund raising ride for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.
http://www.ridetothesomme.org.uk/

          

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