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Arthur John BANKS

Regimental number4731
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolDulwich Hill State School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address5 Herbert Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Banks, 5 Herbert Street, Dulwich Hill, Sydney New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death5 October 1916
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix (PlotI, Row G, Grave No. 41), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Florence Banks, 5 Herbert Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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