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Victor BANNERMAN

Regimental number6717
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolHigh School, New Zealand
Other trainingBusiness College
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStudent
AddressWyall, Alfred Street, Woolwich, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr J G Bannerman, Wyall, Alfred Street, Woolwich, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 September 1917
Date of death22 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row K, Grave No. 5a), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John G and Caroline Bannerman. Native of Oamaro, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked sydney, 17 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and marched in to 2nd Training Bn.

Proceeded overseas to France, 19 April 1917; taken on strength, 7th Bn, in the field, 10 May 1917.

Wounded in action, 22 September 1917 (gun shot wound, legs and left arm), and admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 3rd Canadian Clearing Station.

Died of wounds, 22 September 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BANNERMAN Victor

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