Alfred Charles RANN

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RANN, Alfred Charles

Service Number: 340
Enlisted: 4 January 1915, Enlisted at Maryborough, QLD
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 5th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Calboum, Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom, 1890
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Carisbrooke School, Isle of Wight, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds - fractured skull, Baviere Hospital, Malta, 26 November 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot D. Row 1X, Grave 1 Chaplain H.P. Dodd officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 340, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Maryborough, QLD
2 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 340, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Brisbane
2 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 340, 11th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, 5th Light Horse Regiment, Transferred from the 11th Light Horse Regiment

World War 2 Service

29 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 5th Light Horse Regiment

World War 1 Service

5 Nov 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 340, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Bomb wound to the head
26 Nov 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 340, 5th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 18 years

Son of Alfred and Lucy Rann of Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight, England

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

 

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Dec 1890   RANN Alfred Charles I. Wight 2b 577

He was 25.

 

He is remembered on the Carisbrooke War Memorial and in the Chapel of St Nicholas, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight.