Monday, 5 February 2007

Lieutenant George William Banks

Born on 10 June 1889 in San Francisco, California, USA - husband of Francis Craig Banks, South Farmington, Nova Scotia - attestation form notes current address in South Farmington, Nova Scotia, trade as mechanic, currently serving with 69th [Regiment?], Church of England.

Joined the 112th Canadian Infantry Battalion, serving with that unit for six months - transferred to the 237th Canadian Infantry Battalion - transferred to the 97th Canadian Infantry Battalion on 29 January 1916 - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion in France on 10 July 1917 - wounded on 30 October 1917 - invalided to England on 5 March 1918.

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