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WWI 1914 TRIO TO CPL. C.E. BANBROOK, R.A. (K.I.A.)

*** RESERVED *** 1914 Star to 65158 Gnr. C.E. Banbrook, R.F.A.; WWI War & Victory Medals to 65158 Cpl. C.E. Banbrook, R.A.
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Charles Edwin Banbrook was born in Clerkenwell, Middlesex, the son of Mrs. M. J. Banbrook and the, then, late Charles E. Banbrook, of 61, Warden Rd., Kentish Town, London. Enlisting in 1908 with the 19th Battalion (St Pancras Rifles) London Regiment, Banbrook joined the Royal Field Artillery on 4 May 1911, sustaining a serious injury (compound fracture of tibula & fibula) on 15 Mar 1912. Following recovery in Cambridge Hospital when listed as 'likely to be discharged from service', Banbrook served with 18 "R" 41st Battery and "B" Battery 113th Brigade from 19 Aug 1914, qualifying for the clasp, and admitted to No.9 General Hospital in Nantes on 12 Sep 1914. Posted to 11th Brigade as Bombardier on 20 July 1916, Banbrook Died of Wounds sustained on 22 Aug 1916 and is buried at Puchvillers British Cemetery.

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