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James Oliver BANKS

Regimental number15633
Place of birthStourbridge England
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o X.L. Tannery, Botany, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss A Banks, 7 Coventry Street, Stourbridge, England
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 22, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/132/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Div. Ammunition Col. Aust. Field Artillery
FateDied of disease 20 January 1919
Date of death26 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCharleroi Communal Cemetery (Row R, Grave No. 27), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Oliver George and Annie Banks
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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