Robert Rankin MC, MM

1891 Born Newtownards, Down, Ireland

1901 census at 30 Movilla Street, Newtownards Urban, Down. His father James is at home in 1911 census as a General Labourer

1911 census A musician with S Staffs Reg in Gibraltar. Private

1914 Oct 8 Landed in France

1916 14 Dec. MM gazetted

1917 Apr 3 Commissioned 2nd Lt.

1917 MC Gazetted

1918 Oct 3. Promoted Lt in S Staff Reg - R Rankin MC, MM

1921 May 24. Joined ADRIC with service no 2000. Posted to R coy

1921 Nov 2 Promoted Section Leader

1922 Jan 16. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Dec 20. Ceases to belong to Reserve of Officers because of age. Lt. R. Rankin, M.C., M.M. (60059).

 

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