Sydney Alfred BANNER

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BANNER, Sydney Alfred

Service Number: 1501
Enlisted: 5 October 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, 1894
Home Town: Kiata, Hindmarsh, Victoria
Schooling: Bedhill Rd School, Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli,, 3 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

5 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1501, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1501, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1501, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Melbourne
3 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1501, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia in 1913c

Son of James Alfred and Jemima Banner of 31 Eversley Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal