Banks, Harold –

Son of Elizabeth Davies (formerly Banks, nee Ashurst), of 13, Entwistle Buildings, Bolton Road, Kearsley, Lancashire, and the late Jonathan Banks. Enlisted September 1914. Dislocated his left ankle at Vimy Ridge, and was wounded in both thighs and the left arm at Messines. Reported missing 21/03/1918, and subsequently confirmed prisoner of war. Repatriated 11/12/1918.

Personal details

  • Surname: Banks
  • Forename: Harold
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Little Lever, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Kearsley, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 14093
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: August 29th, 1914 - 1914-08-29
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 10/05/1918 11/10/1918

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