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Regimental number3684
Place of birthDurham England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNewcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, W Banks, 26 Watt Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work near Morocourt on 8 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 13 August 1918


Recommendation date: 23 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 823 Pte Edward BANKS, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 January 1916; 822 Corporal Charles BANKS, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 January 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 August 1928
Place of burialStockton Cemetery

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