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Herbert Claude BANNISTER

Regimental number6963
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Mr G H Bannister, Derwent Park, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Date of death23 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 673), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Henry and Susan Bannister, Derwen Park, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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