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George Henry BANFIELD

Regimental number1450
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolCouncil School and Higher Government School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
Addressc/- Mrs Hincks, Elder Street, Lambton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 9"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs S M Lewis, 5 High Street, Pontlyttyn, South Wales, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burial4 Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (C. 8.), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martha LEWIS (formerly BANFIELD), 5 High Street, Pontlottyn, Wales, and the late James BANFIELD. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Died from wounds received at Gallipoli on board HS 'Gascon', 5 May 1915; taken back to Peninsula for burial

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BANFIELD George Henry

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