Banks, Richard –

Son of the late William and Mary Banks; husband of Annie Banks, of 10, King Street, Grimethorpe, Barnsley, Yorkshire. Wounded September 1915. Wrongly recorded as 10th Bn., York and Lancaster Regiment on Bolton County Borough Roll of Honour.

Personal details

  • Surname: Banks
  • Forename: Richard
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Barnsley, Yorkshire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 34
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 23rd, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st/5th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 2778
  • Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: South Kirkby, Yorkshire
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 25/08/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d* S17*

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