Raymond Thomas BINNS  (I12629)
Given Names: Raymond Thomas
Surname: BINNS

Gender: Male Male

Birth: 12 June 1901 New Parkside, Adelaide

Personal Facts and Details
Birth 12 June 1901 Father36Mother32 New Parkside, Adelaide

Marriage 19 September 1928 Anna Mary O'Sullivan - Haverstock Hill, London

Last Change 4 August 2016 - 06:47:42 - by: binnsadmin


1923 Dec 15 The Advertiser; Adelaide: Registered as legally qualified medical practitioner
1925 Sep 22 The Advertiser, Adelaide: Dr Raymond T Binns has been appointed house physician of the West-End hospital for nervous diseases, Gloucester Gate, Regents Parl, London, England.
1928 Sep Q Marriage registered in Pancras, London
1928 Nov 8 The Advertiser, Adelaide: Dr Raymond T Binns, son of Mr and Mrs F Binns, of Adelaide, was married to Miss Anna O'Sullivan on Sep 19 at Haverstock Hill Congregational Chapel by the Rev J E James, formerly of Manthorpe Memorial Church, Unley. Dr and Mrs Binns are now living in Bristol
1938 Oct 12 The Advertiser; Adelaide: Dr Binns of Fullerton mentioned that he had spent seven years as a doctor in England, at Waltham Abbey, Bristol (3 years), and Hertfordshire
1940 Jul 22 Enlisted as Lieutenant in 2/8th Field Ambulance: married medical practitioner, age 39, wife Margaret Sarah Binns, 256 Greenhill Road, Linden Park Gardens, congregationalist.
1940 Jul 1 Promoted to Major
1940 Nov 26 Granted pre-embarkation leave for 7 days
1940 Dec 29 Embarked in Melbourne aboard Mauretania
1941 Jan 30 Disembarked in Middle East
1941 Apr 28 The Advertiser Adelaide: Dr Raymond Thomas Binns of Greenhill Road, Linden Park Gardens, who left Australia about four months ago, with a medical unit of the A I F, has been reported missing. He is 39 and was a nerve specialist on North terrace before joining up. He has two children David and Richard, the latter having been born two months ago. The only son of Mr and Mrs F Binns of Penong Street, Hyde Park, Dr Binns returned to Adelaide ten years ago after having spent seven years studying and in practice in England
1941 May 21 Red Cross geneva reports he is prisoner of war in Italian hands
1941 Sep 11 Interned at Derna
1941 Nov 15 Interned at Montalbo
1943 Apr 22 Arrived as repatriated POW at Alexandria
1943 May 15 Embarked aboard "Taiping Yang"
1943 Jun 8 Disembarked in Freemantle from "Taiping Yang" for onward transport by rail
1943 Jun 28 Army New, Darwin: An Australian officer who was captured with several British generals, near Derna (Libya), on 7th Apr 1941, has returned to Australia. He is Major Raymond Binns, of Adelaide, one of a party of prisoners repatriated from Italy. Recounting the incident Major Binns said "In the fighting round Derna a German spy dressed in Australian uniform standing at a crossroads, misdirected the party. We took the route he indicated and walked into a Nazi trap"
1943 Aug 19 Attended course on Chemical Warfare
1944 Jan 11 Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
1944 Nov 29 Award of OBE for services rendered whilst prisoner of war in North Africa during 1941 and 1944
1944 Nov 30 Embarked on hospital ship Waganella at Darwin
1944 Dec 8 Disembarked at Sydney
1945 Apr 23 At Concord Military Hospital
1945 Jul 22 At Australian General Hospital
1980 Jan 1 Obituary in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry

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Family with Parents - [View Family (F3791)]
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Marriage: 26 December 1896 -- Stow Memorial Congregational
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Family with Anna Mary O'Sullivan - [View Family (F3792)]
7 months

Marriage: 19 September 1928 -- Haverstock Hill

Family with Margaret Sarah (unknown) - [View Family (F3793)]