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William RANKIN

Regimental number7308
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressClifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinSister, Miss E Rankin, 9 Hodgkinson Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date25 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialNot recorded (place of death - Victoria)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Sister: Elizabeth RANKIN, Clifton Hill, Victoria. Native of Ballarat, Victoria

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