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John Francis BANKS

Regimental number166
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6.25"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinBrother, William Banks, c/o Righetti And Co, Heywood, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years in the Manchester Regiment, British Army; time expired.
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
FateDischarged 31 October 1914
Other detailsDid not embark. His wife informed the military authorities of his married status, he was discharged, 31 October 1914, before the SS 'Omrah' sailed from Melbourne.

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