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Harry BANWELL

Regimental number5341
Place of birthGlastonbury, Somerset, England
SchoolKingston School, Yeovil, Somerset, England
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressArnott House, Margaret street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Hooper, Brooklynde, Boreham Woods, Herts, England
Previous military serviceCity of London Volunteers
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 September 1916
Place of death or woundingnear Armentieres, France
Date of death7 September 1916
Age at death36
Place of burialRue-David Military Cemetery, (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 38), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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