James BANKS

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BANKS, James

Service Number: VX45682
Enlisted: 23 July 1940, Caulfield, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Bungal, Victoria, 13 February 1906
Home Town: Mount Wallace, Moorabool, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Killed in Action, Syria, 17 June 1941, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery
Row M, Grave 17 - Roll of Honour Ballan, Victoria
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

23 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX45682, Caulfield, Victoria
17 Jun 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN VX45682, 2nd/2nd Pioneer Battalion, Syria - Operation Exporter

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Biography

2/2 Pioneer Battalion

Rank - Privat

Son of Robert and Sarah Banks, of Mount Egerton, Victoria, Australia.