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George Frederick BANNER

Regimental number3479
Place of birthNatimuk, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNatimuk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William J Banner, Natimuk Post Office, Natimuk, Victoria
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 July 1916
Date of death28 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBapsume Post Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Bridget Banner, Broadwood Parade, Oakleigh, Victoria. Native of Natimuk, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 67 Sergeant Clifford Stanley BANNER MM, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 24 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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