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William Simpson RANKIN

Regimental number3997
Place of birthBrighton Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationChemist
AddressNational Bank, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, D Rankin, Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919

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