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Archie Banks

In memory of:

Private Archie Banks

June 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

439777

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 1, 1889
Derby, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

September 10, 1915
Fort William, Ontario

Son of Thomas and Sarah Ann Banks, of 58, Indian Church Rd., Buffalo, New York U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 50 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. D. 18.

Location:

OOSTTAVERNE WOOD CEMETERY is located 6.5 km south of Ieper town centre on the Rijselseweg N336 connecting Ieper to Lille. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg. 3.5 Km along the Rijselseweg the road forks with the N365. The N336 is the left hand fork towards Lille. The OOSTTAVERNE WOOD CEMETERY is located 2 Km after this left hand fork on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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