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Wilfred George Ernest BANKS

Regimental number702
Place of birthKent England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressObi Obi, Nambour, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Miss E Banks, Obi Obi, Nambour, Queensland
Enlistment date21 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll702A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1918
Place of burialHeath Cemetery, (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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