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Herbert James RANKIN

Regimental number2489
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressUkalunda via Bowen, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss Lurline Rankin, Brandon via Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2489A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 July 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 19), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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