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Harold Cleveland RANKIN

Regimental number5757
Place of birthNimmitabel, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address2 Ewinton Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Rankin, Nimmitabel, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBedford House Cemetery (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 5), Enclosure No. 4, Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
34
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Allen and Alice RANKIN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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