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George Philp RANKIN

Regimental number5900
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationConfectioner
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 9.5"
Weight240 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret L Rankin, Welsley Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date10 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 24 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 10 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 June 1933
Age at death57
Place of burialToowong Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, RANKIN George Philp

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