Henry RANKIN

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RANKIN, Henry

Service Number: 557
Enlisted: 25 August 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Machine Gun Company
Born: Bega, New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Gas poisoning, France, 27 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 557, 11th Machine Gun Company
14 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 557, 11th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres
14 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 557, 11th Machine Gun Company, RMS Osterley, Melbourne
27 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 557, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Kathleen Bambridge

His personal effects were returned to AIF Base Records Melbourne 1920, awaiting a claimant.