Born: 1877, Ealing, Middlesex.
Died: 9th March 1902; age: 25; Died of Enteric Fever at Ermelo, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Enlistment Date: 15th January 1902, at Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 2379.
Regiment: Johannesburg Mounted Rifles, South Africa Field Force.
Clasp Awarded: Transvaal + South Africa 1902 medal – issued to his father – 26th November 1903.
1881 Hawthorn Villa, Sussex Road, Ealing, Middlesex.
Herbert was 3 years old and living with his parents & brother.
Herbert Hanks, 29, a Salesman & Decorator, born Marylebone, Middlesex.
Anna Louisa Hanks (nee Wenham), 28, born Alfriston, East Sussex.
Harold Douglas Hanks, 9 months, born Ealing.
1 general domestic servant.
Soldiers’ Effects to Herbert Hanks – father, of Berners Street, City of Westminster, West End of London.
A 1910 advert for the family business.