Thomas William BINKS


BINKS, Thomas William

Service Number: 1005
Enlisted: 10 September 1914, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hartlepool, Durham, England, 1894
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Ross Place Boarding School, Hartleford, Durham, England
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 2 May 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 17, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

10 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1005, 2nd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1005, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1005, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas W. and Mary Jane Binks of 4 Baker Street, Longsight, Manchester, England

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

Also served with the Hussars Imperials for about 2 years