BINKS Edward George

  • First Name(s):
    Edward 
    George 
  • Surname:
    BINKS
  • Service Number:
    240311
  • Rank:

    Private

  • Conflict:
    WW1
  • Service:
    Army
  • Army Sector:
    Infantry
  • Regiment:
    Worcestershire Regiment
  • Battalion:
    7th Battalion
  • Former Units:
    None
  • Date of Death:
    5th November 1917
  • Age At Death:
    20
  • Cause of Death:
    Died of wounds
  • Place of Death:
    Unknown
  • Place of Burial:
    Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France, Grave VIII. I. 104.
  • Place of Birth:
    Unknown
  • Home Town:
    Unknown
  • Casualty's Relatives:

    Son of Alice Kings (formerly Binks), 8 New Buildings, Church Fields, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, and the late George Binks

Remember The Fallen - Lest We Forget

Notes About The Memorial(s) Listed Above

Bromsgrove United Reformed Church Hall: this memorial is now in Avoncroft Museum, Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove.

Further Information About BINKS Edward George

Edward Binks was born in 1897 in Bromsgrove.  In 1901, he was living in Church Road with his parents, George and Alice Binks.  His father is described as Cab Proprietor/Stable, working on his own account.  Edward was aged 4 and had a younger sister called Ellen May.

In 1911, he was living with his grandmother, Sarah Binks, a widow and her son, Edward Binks, who is described as a groom and grocer’s porter (disengaged).  Also in the house was a Walter Labrom, a motorbus man at the Golden Cross Hotel in Bromsgrove. Edward was still at school aged 14.

A photograph of Private E.G. Binks, Bromsgrove Territorial can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 3rd June 1916, available at Worcestershire Archives.

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Credits: Transcribed and researched by Elizabeth Dovey. Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Berrow's Worcester Journal Supplement researched by Sandra Taylor.