Robert Oakley Banks

First nameRobert
Birth TownWoolwich, Kent
Resided TownWoolwich, Kent
Date of Death24/08/1914
FateKilled in Action
Service NumberL/7676
Duty LocationFrance And Flanders
Campaign Medals
  • 1914 Star
  • Victory Medal
  • British War Medal
  • Memorial Death Plaque Of WWI
ServiceBritish Army
RegimentQueen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
Battalion1st Battalion
  • Britain on the Remembrance Board at the Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Maidstone
  • La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial

parents: Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Banks, of Morley Rd., Charlton, London; husband of Edith Clare Banks, of 149, Bower St., Maidstone. His mother was Mary Banks (nee Hurst) Robert was baptised at Charlton St Thomas on 8th November 1888. He was at Highbury Truant School in 1901, aged 13.Robert lived at 20 St George’s Square Maidstone with his wife. They married in April-June 1914. He enlisted at Woolwich.