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James Alexander RANKIN

Regimental number521
Place of birthQueenstown South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationHorse driver
AddressVincent Street, New Queenstown, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Geraldine Rankin, Vincent Street, New Queenstown, South Australia
Enlistment date23 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919

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