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Melville Watt RANKINE

Regimental number114
Place of birthBanff, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationChemist assistant
AddressCare Ford, Narribri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Rankine, East Bank, Banff, Scotland
Previous military serviceFirst Field Art. A.I.F. 1 year 6 months
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Field Ambulance, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollR114 and 113
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Louisa RANKINE
Discharge date27 November 1919
Other details

Discharged (medically unfit) London, 27 November 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death12 May 1936
Age at death49
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RANKINE Melville Watt

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