We remember Leslie James Banks

We remember Leslie James Banks

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1881
sibling Marian Banks Source:8710359 1881
1884
sibling Bessie Banks Source:8710359 1884
1886
sibling Dorothy Banks Source:8710359 1886
1890
birth West Derby, Liverpool United Kingdom Source:8710352 9th June 1890
1901
location Kings Gap, Hoylake cum West Kirby, West Derby, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address Source:8710359 1901
1911
employment Actor United Kingdom Source:8710353 1911 - 1914
1911
location 9 Manor Road, Hoylake cun West Kirby, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8710360 1911
1914
employment Army Officer British Army France Source:8710353 1914 - 1919
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant Essex Regiment Service Battalion Source:8710344 7th January 1915 - 1st July 1917
1915
commission Temporary Source:8710340 7th January 1915
1915
marriage Gwendoline Haldane Unwin Source:8710353 1915 - 21st April 1952
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:168778 24th October 1915
1916
hospitalisation Head wounds which left his left side of his face badly scarred and partially paralised Hospital/Institution Source:8710352 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Essex Regiment Service Battalion Source:8710344 1st July 1917
1917
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Royal Engineers Source:8710350 10th December 1917 - 1st March 1919
1919
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Engineers Source:8710350 1st March 1919 - 1st March 1919
1919
discharge Source:8710350 1st March 1919
1919
employment Actor United Kingdom Source:8710353 1919 - 1932
1923
location Little Oakland, Swisstoft Lane, Hillington, Middlesex United Kingdom their own address Source:168778 17th July 1923
1932
employment Actor United Kingdom Source:8710353 1932 - 1936
1936
employment Actor and Producer United Kingdom Source:8710353 1936 - 1952
1943
location Oxford United Kingdom their own address Source:8710352 3rd October 1943
1950
awards Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration Source:8710353 1950
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment) Service Battalion Source:8710340
education The Leas, Hoylake, Cheshire Cheshire United Kingdom Source:8710353
education Classical Scholarship - Banks "originally intended to become a parson and studied at Oxford with this idea" Trinity College, Glenalmond College Perth United Kingdom Source:8710353
education Classical Scholar - Banks "originally intended to become a parson and studied at Oxford with this idea" Keble College, Oxford University Oxford United Kingdom Source:8710353
1952
death Not War Related Died of a stroke he suffered while out walking Kensington, London United Kingdom Source:8710353 Source:9368292 21st April 1952
burial St Nicholas Of Myra Non-War Cemetery Worth Matravers, Dorset United Kingdom Source:9368280
children Virginia Source:8710352
children Evangeline Source:8710352
children Daphne Source:8710352

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Leslie James
Initials LJ
Last Name Banks
Source 168778
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
9 Manor Road, Hoylake cun West Kirby, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Kings Gap, Hoylake cum West Kirby, West Derby, Lancashire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Little Oakland, Swisstoft Lane, Hillington, Middlesex United Kingdom their own address known 17th July 1923
Oxford United Kingdom their own address known 3rd October 1943
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment) Service Battalion Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Essex Regiment Service Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army Essex Regiment Service Battalion Lieutenant
British Army Royal Engineers Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Royal Engineers Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Daphne daughter
Virginia daughter
Evangeline daughter
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Emily Banks mother
George Banks father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Marian Banks sister 1881
Bessie Banks sister 1884
Dorothy Banks sister 1886
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gwendoline Haldane Unwin wife 1915

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Medal Index Card
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740

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London Gazette Entry - Commission (1915) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Promotion (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Appointment (1917) M2740
London Gazette Entry - Resignation of Commission (1919) M2740
Close Up of Leslie Banks (1942) M2740
Who's Who (1952) M2740
Gravestone of Leslie James Banks and his wife Gwendoline Andrew2491
Wikipedia entry for Leslie Banks Andrew2491

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