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Clifford Stanley BANNER

Regimental number67
Place of birthNatimuk, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressVictoria Barracks, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William J Banner, Natimuk, Victoria
Enlistment date13 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


For most conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty at a position near Norfolk Bridge on Ypres Comines Canal east of St. Eloi on 11-12 March 1918.
Recommendation date: 13 March 1918

Bar to Military Medal


For most conspicuous gallantry and leadership on the night of the 17-18 March 1918, at Norfolk Bridge on Ypres Comines Canal, North East of St. Eloi.
Recommendation date: 22 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: 3749 Pte George Frederick BANNER, 24th Bn, died of wounds, 28 July 1918.
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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