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Regimental number6077
Place of birthLaurieton New South Wales
SchoolVarious public schools
AddressPost Office, Riverstone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Rankine, Post Office, Riverstone, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 April 1917
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Age at death26.6
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, row J, Grave No. 21), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jessie RANKINE. Native of Laurieton, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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