A friend of Tommo’s from his village, who ends up in the same company as him in the war. At home he is a rat-catcher, a skill that comes in handy in the war when he is able to clear the company’s trench of rats. He is killed in action not long after the company arrive in France, when they are ordered to investigate a German trench.
Little Les James Character Timeline in Private Peaceful
The timeline below shows where the character Little Les James appears in Private Peaceful. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 8: Fourteen Minutes Past Two
...who was a turnip farmer), Pete Bovey (a well-built thatcher and avid cider drinker), and Les James (a rat-catcher). They have fun at the training camp, as nothing is taken too seriously,... (full context)
Chapter 9: A Minute Past Three