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Reginald Henry Bede RANKIN

Regimental number2005
Place of birthTumut, New South Wales
SchoolJerilderie Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationState School teacher
AddressWindowie, Gilmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs. H.A. Rankin, Windowie, Gilmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 02-24 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 9)< Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald and Helena RANKIN, Osborne, Yerong Creek, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: killed in France.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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