Binks, Henry

BORN HULL 1889. SON OF HARRY & ANNIE ELIZA BINKS, OF 14 HILDA GROVE, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL (1911 CENSUS). HIS FATHER WORKED FOR BLUNDELLS PAINT WORKS. HE WAS A LABOURER AT WHEALLEY WORKS BEFORE THE WAR.

HE ENLISTED HULL. A DRIVER FOR THE ROYAL FIELD ARTILLERY. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 30/07/1915. SERVED THREE AND A HALF YEARS IN FRANCE. MARRIED EDITH NIX AT HULL IN 1917. HAD RETURNED FROM HOME LEAVE IN OCTOBER 1918. DIED OF INFLUENZA AT THE 22ND CLEARING STATION, FRANCE, ON ARMISTICE DAY , 11,11,1918, AGED 29. HE IS BURIED AT CAMBRAI.
HIS TWO BROTHER IN LAWS, CORPORAL, JAMES NIX, 200737, 1/4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, PF 14 EAST STREET, DRYPOOL, WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 27/05/1918. ALSO SERGEANT, JOHN CHARLES NIX, WHO HAD BEEN AWARDED THE MILITARY MEDAL FOR BARVERY AT OPPY WOOD, WAS ALSO KILLED IN 1918.


First name:
HENRY
Military Number:
98927
Rank:
Driver
Date Died
11/11/1918
Place died:
Cambrai Memorial, Louverval, Nord, France
Age:
29
14 HILDA GROVE, SCULCOATES LANE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK