Ronald Joseph Banks, 19211945 (aged 23 years)

Name
Ronald Joseph /Banks/
Given names
Ronald Joseph
Surname
Banks
Birth November 26, 1921 31 32
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[see military below]

Military
World War II
between 1942 and 1943 (aged 21 years)

Agency: Australian Army
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Veteran Details Name BANKS, RONALD JOSEPH Service Australian Army Service Number NX142216 (N205220) Date of Birth 26 Nov 1921 Place of Birth ERSKINVILLE, NSW Date of Enlistment 24 Nov 1942 Locality on Enlistment HOMEBUSH, NSW Place of Enlistment GERALDTON, WA Next of Kin BANKS, HARRIET Date of Discharge 11 Jul 1943 Rank Private Posting at Discharge 30 Battalion Prisoner of War No Honours None for display

Military
World War II
between 1943 and 1945 (aged 23 years)

Agency: Royal Australian Air Force
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Name BANKS, RONALD JOSEPH Service Royal Australian Air Force Service Number 436999 Date of Birth 26 Nov 1921 Place of Birth ERSKINEVILLE, NSW Date of Enlistment 12 Jul 1943 Place of Enlistment SYDNEY, NSW Next of Kin BANKS, MABEL Date of Death 06 Apr 1945 Rank Flight Sergeant Posting on Death RAAF HEADQUARTERS Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour HOMEBUSH NSW Honours None for display

Death April 6, 1945 (aged 23 years)
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Service number 436999 Rank Flight Sergeant Unit No. 24 Squadron Service Royal Australian Air Force Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945 Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947 Date of Death 06 April 1945 Place of Death Netherlands East Indies Cause of Death Flying Battle Cemetery or Memorial Details Northern Territory Memorial, Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia Source AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force

Burial
Yes

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Name: Ronald Joseph Banks Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1922 Death Date: 1945 Burial Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Cemetery: Rookwood Section: 2AW Row: 9 Inscription: F/Sgt. Son of above. Reported missing, 6 Apr 1945 (Java) Denomination: Methodist Save

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Flight Sergeant Ronald Joseph Banks BIRTH unknown DEATH 6 Apr 1945 BURIAL Northern Territory Memorial Adelaide River, Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory, Australia Show Map PLOT Panel 8. MEMORIAL ID 18409490

Family with parents
father
Banks, Joseph (1890-1947)
18901947
Birth: 1890 32 26Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 16, 1947
mother
Tiplady, Harriet (1889-1953)
18891953
Birth: 1889Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 22, 1953Belmore, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: 1910Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
5 months
elder brother
19101984
Birth: May 17, 1910 20 21Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1984New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
Banks, Leslie (1912-1969)
19121969
Birth: 1912 22 23Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 8, 1969Camperdown, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
10 years
himself
19211945
Birth: November 26, 1921 31 32Erskineville, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 6, 1945Java, Indonesia
BirthAustralia. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Nominal Rolls [database - online]
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[see military below]

MilitaryAustralia. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Nominal Rolls [database - online]
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Veteran Details Name BANKS, RONALD JOSEPH Service Australian Army Service Number NX142216 (N205220) Date of Birth 26 Nov 1921 Place of Birth ERSKINVILLE, NSW Date of Enlistment 24 Nov 1942 Locality on Enlistment HOMEBUSH, NSW Place of Enlistment GERALDTON, WA Next of Kin BANKS, HARRIET Date of Discharge 11 Jul 1943 Rank Private Posting at Discharge 30 Battalion Prisoner of War No Honours None for display

MilitaryAustralia. Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Nominal Rolls [database - online]
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Name BANKS, RONALD JOSEPH Service Royal Australian Air Force Service Number 436999 Date of Birth 26 Nov 1921 Place of Birth ERSKINEVILLE, NSW Date of Enlistment 12 Jul 1943 Place of Enlistment SYDNEY, NSW Next of Kin BANKS, MABEL Date of Death 06 Apr 1945 Rank Flight Sergeant Posting on Death RAAF HEADQUARTERS Prisoner of War No Roll of Honour HOMEBUSH NSW Honours None for display

DeathAustralian War Memorial. Australian War Memorial. Search for a person [database on-line]
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Service number 436999 Rank Flight Sergeant Unit No. 24 Squadron Service Royal Australian Air Force Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945 Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947 Date of Death 06 April 1945 Place of Death Netherlands East Indies Cause of Death Flying Battle Cemetery or Memorial Details Northern Territory Memorial, Adelaide River, Northern Territory, Australia Source AWM148 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Air Force

BurialAncestry.com. Sydney, Australia, Cemetery Headstone Transcriptions, 1867-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc., 2016.
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Name: Ronald Joseph Banks Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1922 Death Date: 1945 Burial Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Cemetery: Rookwood Section: 2AW Row: 9 Inscription: F/Sgt. Son of above. Reported missing, 6 Apr 1945 (Java) Denomination: Methodist Save

BurialFind a grave [database on-line].
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Flight Sergeant Ronald Joseph Banks BIRTH unknown DEATH 6 Apr 1945 BURIAL Northern Territory Memorial Adelaide River, Coomalie Shire, Northern Territory, Australia Show Map PLOT Panel 8. MEMORIAL ID 18409490