William BANKO

BANKO, William

Service Number: 2519
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Kyneton, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Kerang, Gannawarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 8 June 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord Pas de Calais
Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2519, 3rd Pioneer Battalion
21 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2519, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Port Melbourne, Melbourne

Family in service

Bill's brother's also enlisted 1921-1923 respectively. Alexander, James and John Banko.


At the age of 28, Bill Banko answered the call to arms and was killed in 1917. Kyneton district War Memorial lists william Banko as one of the Fallen. He is also listed on the Kerang War Memorial.

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