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Roy Andrew RANKINE

Regimental number3873
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
AddressBrompton Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss M Rankine, Tarcowie, South Australia
Previous military service16th Batt & Cadets 3 yrs trans to 16th Inf. 2 years
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3873A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1918
Discharge date3 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bakara', 22 December 1918; disembarked Perth, 15 February 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 3 April 1919.

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

Death not attributed to war service.
Date of death11 May 1934
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RANKINE Roy Andrew

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