147 mounted photographs (1914-1919); 12 postcards (nd); 25th Cyclists Battalion, County of London Regiment Christmas card (1917); 53 photographs, mainly of the Waziristan Campaign (1917-1919); 6 diaries (1914-1919); Service and hymn sheet for St Mark's, Bangalore [April 1916]; Order relating to demobilization (April 1919); Army publication "Health Maxims for Men" (nd); Press cuttings relating to 25th Cyclists Battalion, the Amritsar Riots, General Dyer's death etc (1927-1933, nd); Brief service history (nd); Badge of the 25th Cyclists Battalion, County of London Regiment (nd).
C.J. Davis papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection IND 15
- Dates of Creation1914-1933
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, photographs, postcards, press cuttings, and printed material. Includes a Christmas card.
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Administrative / Biographical History
C.J. Davis enlisted on 31 August 1914 in the 25th Cyclists Battalion, County of London Regiment. After coastal defence duties in Sussex and Norfolk, he arrived in India in February 1916 and served on the North-West Frontier, seeing action in the Waziristan Campaign, 1917, the Amritsar Riots, 1919, and the Afghan War, 1919. He was discharged from the army on Armistice Day 1919.
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