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William Thomas RANNS

Regimental number1231
Place of birthToronto, Canada
Other NamesDOCHERTY, Andrew
ReligionChurch of England
Address131 Scott Street, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 8"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Dougherty, 192 Teuton Street, Toronto, Canada
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Willim and Annie DOCHERTY
Discharge date21 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 30 January 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 21 March 1918, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 21 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death11 December 1927
Age at death47
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, RANNS William Thomas

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