|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Bega, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||184 Cavendish Street, Stanmore, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||27.7|
|Next of kin||Father, H F Banfield, Port Kembla, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||20th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/37/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||20th Battalion|
Unit: General Infantry Reinforcements
Unit: 20th Battalion
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work at Mont St-Quentin on 31 August 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During operations at Mont St Quentin, near Peronne, on the 31st August, 1918, he displayed great gallantry and remarkable resources in obtaining information, repeatedly crossing the river under the concentrated fire of many guns. The information collected was most valuable, and enabled suitable dispositions to be made against hostile counter attacks. His courage and coolness were of a very high order.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 19 April 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 3 August 1919.
Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalAlso served in World War II: RAAF 282618 Squadron Leaders, Air Force HQ.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||86|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BANFIELD Henry Evans|