The AIF Project

William Edward RANKIN

Regimental number761
Date of birth--/03/1881
Place of birthAnnandale New South Wales
Address27 Derwent Street, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinE A Ducker, 27 Derwent Street, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF45
Promotion date: 12 March 1916


Unit: INF45
Promotion date: 16 June 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 24 June 1916

FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Date of death27 November 1967
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

Print format    

© The AIF Project 2024, UNSW Canberra. Not to be reproduced without permission.