242062 Pte Henry George Cecil


Part the ‘London continent’ posted to the 2/6th Battalion in December 1916


Mobilised in September 1916 and discharged due to wounds in March 1918

British Victory Medal awarded to Henry Cecilcecil 1911 census

Henry was a printer from Bethnal Green when he was mobilised on the 26th September 1916 and posted to the 2/6th Battalion as part of a large contingent of 200 Londoners who were mobilised through the Central Recruiting Depot in Great Scotland Yard at Whitehall

242062 cecil medal roll

Henry only served overseas with the 2/6th Battalion, but there is no record of when he was wounded
242062 Henry Cecil242062 Cecil SWBHenry was finally discharged on the 11th March 1918 due to wounds received (possible during the 3rd Battle of Ypres)

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