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William Ferguson RANKIN

Regimental number2839
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeamster
Address'Bellerive', Balaclava Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Elizabeth Rankin, 'Bellerive', Balaclava Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Date of death9 September 1951
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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