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Thomas George RANKIN

Regimental number3199
Place of birthBega, New South Wales
AddressBangalow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 9.5"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Rankin, Binna Burra, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary RANKIN
Discharge date2 January 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 26 September 1917; disembarked Perth for onward travel to Sydney, 21 November 1917, discharged (medically unfit) Sydney, 2 January 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death11 December 1930
Age at death47
Place of burialBang.......
SourcesNAA: B2455, RANKIN Thomas George

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