William James BANKS

Regimental number2432
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressRedfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elsie Banks, Avon Street, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date29 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Date of death4 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery, Crouy-Sur-Somme (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William and Elsie Field, husband of Catherine Elza Banks, c/- Mrs Findlay, Juilette Street, Ipswich Road, South Brisbane. Native of Sydney, New South Wales