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Robert BANKS

Regimental number411
Place of birthMount Egerton, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressBungal, Mt Egerton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Banks, Mt Egerton PO, Mt Egerton, Victoria
Enlistment date13 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion, Australian infantry
FateDied of wounds 23 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette (Plot I, Row I, Grave No. 4) France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Sarah Banks, Mount Egerton, Victoria, Australia. Native of Bungal, Mount Egerton
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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