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Frederick Albert BANKS

Regimental number311
Place of birthCork, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 10"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs C. Knapp, 211 Eckneild Way, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England
Previous military serviceServed in Nesbitt's Horse, South Africa.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1915
Discharge date23 June 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Euripides', 20 October 1914.

Embarked Suez on HT 'Ceramic' and commenced return to Australia; disembarked Melbourne, 25 May 1915. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Sydney, 23 June 1915 (venereal disease).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BANKS Frederick Albert

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