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John Thomas HANKS

Regimental number445
Place of birthHorsham Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressGreen Vale, Boggabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Samuel Hanks, Green Vale, Boggabri, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 15), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Agnes HANKS, Boggabri, New South Wales. Native of Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3058 Pte Cecil James HANKS, 34th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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