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Eric Charles RANKIN

Regimental number894
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLift attendant
AddressSemaphore, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinBrother, Henry Richard Rankin, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date18 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Date of death6 August 1963
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery

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