The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private G T Bannister


Private George Thomas BANNISTER, G/10728,  6th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders, France,  death assumed on or after 9th April  1917. 

Born Chelsea, SW, son of Charles John Bannister.

1911 Census - 32 Norland Gardens, Notting Hill - CharlesJohn Bannister, head, age 56, married, jobbing gardener, born London; Rachel Bannister, wife, age 55, married 35 years, 11 children, 6 still alive, born London; George Bannister, son, age 22, single, carman, LNW Railway, born Chelsea; Charles Bannister, son, age 15, single, vanguard LNW Railway, born Wimbledon, William Bannister, son, age 10, school, born Shepherds Bush; Lucy Bannister, daughter, age 7, school, born West Kensington Park; Thomas Green, son in law, age 27, married, house painter, builder decorator, born London, SE; Ellen Green, daughter, age 34, married 5 years, 3 children 2 still alive, laundress, born Hounslow, Middlesex; Mable Prendergast, grandchild, age 11, school, born Shepherds Bush; Charles Green, grandchild, age 1, born Hammersmith.

Enlisted Fulham, SW, age 26, height 5ft 3 inches, weight 127lbs. Formerly carman. Resided 235 Warwick Road, Kensington.

Home 8th November 1915 to 14th April 1916; BEF 15th April 1916 to 9th April 1917.

8th November 1915, enlisted & posted Depot, Royal West Kent Regiment; 19th November 1915, posted 3rd Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 15th April 1916, posted BEF & 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment; 9th April 1917, posted missing.

30th May 1918, articles of personal property should be sent to deceased soldier sister, Mrs Ellen Elizabeth Green, 21a Marinefield Road, Fulham, SW6.

13th August 1918, medals should be retained on behalf of the deceased soldiers brother, now serving as No. 079108 Private Charles John Bannister, 63 MT Company, Army Service Corps, until his return from Active Service. His permanent address appears to be 21a Marinefield Road, Fulham, SW6.

20th August 1919, Statement of Relatives - Brothers - Charles John Bannister, age 23, 21a Marinefield Road, Fulham, SW6.; William John Bannister, age 20, 21a Marinefield Road, Fulham, SW6. Sisters - Ellen Elizabeth Green, age 42, 21a Marinefield Road, Fulham, SW6.; Mabel Eleanor Bright, age 40, 31 Tynemouth Street, Fulham, SW6; Lucy Elizabeth Bannister, age 16, 21a Marinefield Road, Fulham, SW6.

Commemorated at Arras Memorial, Bay 7, Pas de Calais, France.

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