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Lance Corporal 12229 William George Banks

9th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment
Killed in Action, Battle of Loos, France and Flanders, 30th September 1915, aged 20

  • Commemorated: Loos Memorial, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 35 - 37
  • Awarded 1915 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Son of the late William and Louie Banks
  • Effects left to Grandmother Caroline Banks
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Nuneaton WW1 Other Regiments

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1895 at Kentford, Suffolk (Newmarket)
  • Lived as a lodger in Sheerness, Kent [1901]
  • Living with his grandparents at Tittensor, Stoke on Trent [1911]
  • Employed as a Gardener/Groom [1911]
  • Residing in Coventry [1914 - Soldiers Who Died in Great War]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Disembarked in France 27 Jul 1915

    Apart from his enlistment no other connection was found to Nuneaton or the area

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