Cecil Augustus Jamblin.

. On enlistment he was living at New Road in Peterborough.  He was a Second Lieutenant in the 2/1st Hunts. Cyclists being Gazetted on 20th March 1915 - records available show he served in this rank and position until at least June 1916. 

Previously he served as a Sergeant in the 6th (cyclist) Battalion Suffolk Regiment.

By August 1916, and until June 1917 he has been traced as a Second Lieutenant in the Army Cyclist Corps.


He had a daughter born on the 6th July 1917 6 Jul - Vivian Ena daughter of  Cecil Augustus Jamblin a 2nd Lieut. 69th Div. Cyclists Co (Bank Clerk) & Dorothy May form Collen of New Rd, Peterborough - birth at Grove Villa, Park Grove, Knaresborough.

He survived to serve in WWII on Radar as a Squadron Leader and was later awarded the MBE.

Family history details kindly provided by Caroline Underwood.

If you can help with any data on this Huntingdonshire Cyclist please contact me at huntscycles@btinternet.com

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. . Martyn Smith