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Regimental number1152
Place of birthMitchell, Queensland
SchoolMitchell State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWicker Street, Coorparoo, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinGuardian, Miss Edith Dynes, Wicker Street, Coorparoo, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Boer War, 1900.
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 4 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Gaza.
FateKilled in Action 7 November 1917
Place of death or woundingTel-el-Sheria
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XX, Row F, Grave No. 10), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Alexander and M.M. RANKIN

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