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WW1. Pair. Banks. Middx Regt. Somme casualty.


The medals are correctly impressed PS. 2915 PTE. L (Leslie). BANKS. MIDD'X. R. He also served with the number  G/50280. Middx.

The PS prefix denotes that that he served with the 16th (Public schools) battalion. The 16th were present and active during the Somme offensive of 1916 including the attack on Beaumont-Hamel.

Leslie Banks was reported as sick (Debility) 3/5/16 and returned to duty17/5/16. He was reported as wounded on 15/8/16.

The medals have been professionally court mounted and are in GVF condition. 

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