Benjamin William DANKS

Regimental number2810
Place of birthKensington, Victoria
Address1l Bayswater Road, Kensington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, I Danks, Bayswater Road, Kensington, Victoria
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row G, Grave No. 14), Zillebeke, Beligum.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaiah and Harriet DANKS, 11 Bayswater Road, Kensington, Victoria