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Stanley RANKIN

Regimental number2759
Place of birthTrafalgar Victoria
AddressTrafalgar, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Rankin, Trafalgar, Victoria
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 July 1916
Date of death31 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 162), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of William and Isabella Rankin

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