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Leonard John RANKINE

Regimental number2136
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, F Rankine, Iodide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name16th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Echelon
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 October 1941
Age at death45
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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