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Current record for: William Hodsdon Banister
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Name William Hodsdon Banister
Born in Stoke Newington - Middlesex
Resident of Finsbury Park - Middlesex
Died 22/07/1918
Age 19

Cause of Death Died

Cemetery or memorial SARRALBE MILITARY CEMETERY, Moselle, France
Grave or panel reference Morhenge German Cem. Mem.2.

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Military Information Military Information

Rank Private
Service Number 57380
Unit 2nd Battalion
Regiment Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
Service Army
Enlisted in Whitehall - Middlesex