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Robert BANHAM

Regimental number2870
Place of birthGravesend, England
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAnsell Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clara Banham, Ansell Street, Semaphore, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed 12 years in Royal Navy.
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 September 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 6 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death25 April 1918
Age at death42
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 21), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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