We remember Walter Ralph Banks

We remember Walter Ralph Banks

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
sibling Howard Henry Banks Source:7650544 1886
1887
birth Stoke Damerel, Devon United Kingdom Source:7650533 Source:7650541 3rd February 1887
1891
dates Age 4 Source:7650547 1891
1891
location Longlands Terrace, Old Town Street, Dawlish, Devon United Kingdom parents address Source:7650547 1891
1901
location Alexandra Rd, Reading United Kingdom parents address Source:7650544 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 14 Source:7650544 31st March 1901
1911
employment Examiner Exchequer and Audit Department London United Kingdom Source:7650530 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 24 Source:7650530 2nd April 1911
1911
location Holland Rd, Kensington, London United Kingdom away from home address Source:7650530 2nd April 1911
1914
enlistment Westminster United Kingdom Source:7650538 16th September 1914
1914
service British Army Training Source:7650538 16th September 1914 - 13th November 1915
1915
service British Army Private PS/42 London Regiment 19th (Service) Battalion Source:7650533 14th November 1915 - 2nd January 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7650533 November 1915
1916
dates Age 28 Source:7275073 2nd January 1916
1919
education Reading School United Kingdom Source:7650533 1919
1916
death Killed in Action Killed by a shell exploding whilst he was on bombing duties France Source:7275073 Source:7650533 2nd January 1916
burial Woburn Abbey Cemetery, Cuinchy CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7275073

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Walter Ralph
Initials WR
Last Name Banks
Source 7275073
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Alexandra Rd, Reading United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Holland Rd, Kensington, London United Kingdom away from home address known 2nd April 1911
Longlands Terrace, Old Town Street, Dawlish, Devon United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Training
British Army PS/42 London Regiment 19th (Service) Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jane Amy Bell Pitcher mother
Edward Howard Banks, RN father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Howard Henry Banks brother 1886
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Very dark brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-16 5'11"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-16 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Ann39898
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Ann39898
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Ann39898
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Ann39898
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Ann39898
Royal Navy Officers 1899-1919 Transcription Ann39898
Royal Navy Officers 1899-1919 Transcription Ann39898

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