Regiment : 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : 27229
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 26th October 1916 aged 22
Buried : Amara War Cemetery, Iraq, Grave IX. C. 30.
Relatives : Brother of Florence Banner, 74 St. George's Rd., Redditch
Memorial : Redditch War Memorial
Also appears on : Redditch St George's Church WW1 Memorial
The following information has been researched and transcribed by Jillian Coombes:
Horace Harry Elby Banner, Service No 27229, 9th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment, born in Malvern, Worcestershire, resided and enlisted in Redditch, died 26th October 1916, Asiatic Theatres.
On 1911 census Horace, aged 16, was resident at home with his parents Harry Timothy and Caroline Banner in St Georges Road, Redditch and was employed as an apprentice Coach Painter.
The following information appears in the Bromsgrove, Droitwich & Redditch Messenger, Saturday 2nd December 1916:
Worcestershire Regiment Casualties
Banner H. (27229) from Redditch
Bromsgrove, Droitwich and Redditch Messenger digitised by and courtesy of Martin Stephens: http://www.bromsgrovebmsgh.co.uk