|Place of birth||St Pancras, London, England|
|School||Holy Trinity School, Kentish Town, London, England|
|Other training||Tram-Car Conductor|
|Age on arrival in Australia||25|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Jane Bangs, Victoria Villa, Kentish Town London, England|
|Previous military service||17th North Middlesex Rifle Volunteers|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Dalby, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||409A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Somme sector, France|
|Age at death||35|
|Place of burial||Hem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 14), Hem-Monacu, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 2 March 1915.
[no details of service at Gallipoli].
After evacuating Gallipoli he proceeded to Mudros, and subsequently disembarked at Alexandria, 4 January 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance, 10 February 1916 (venereal disease); transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Serapeum, 10 February 1916; to 1st Asutralian Stationary Hospital, 10 February 1916; to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Abbassia, 10 February 1916 (venereal disease); discharged, 14 March 1916: total period of treatment for venereal disease, 34 days; marched into Australian Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 14 March 1916; discharged for return to Australia as guard, 17 March 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez, 19 March 1916 ob board 'Demosthenes'; returned to duty, 16 May 1916.
Re-embarked with 26th Bn, 17th Reinforcements, Brisbane, on HMAT A74 'Marathon', 27 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917; marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, 9 January 1917; reverted to Private, 10 January 1917; to Acting Corporal with extra duty pay, 16 January 1917.
Reverted to Acting Corporal, 10 July 1917.
Reverted to Private and proceeded overseas to France, 17 October 1917; marched into 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Havre, 18 October 1917; marched out to join unit, 22 October 1918; taken on strength, 26th Bn, Belgium, 24 October 1917 and alloted regimental number 409A.
On leave to Paris, 8 March 1918; rejoined unit, Belgium, 14 March 1918.
Killed in action, France, 4 September 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BANGS Cecil|