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William Arthur BANNER

Regimental number741
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address23 Barrett Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Robinson, 23 Barrett Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date20 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 11 December 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death6 October 1944
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery

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