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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jack Raymond Rankin

In memory of:

Sergeant Jack Raymond Rankin

May 4, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

R/208112

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

103 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 423 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS-LE-CHATEAU CHURCHYARD
Marne, France

Grave Reference:

Mil. Plot. Row 1. Coll. grave 1.

Location:

Villers-le-Chateau is a village and commune 8 kilometres west of Chalons-en-Champagne. In the churchyard, in the left-hand corner from the main entrance, are the graves of four British, two Canadian and one Australian airmen.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Jack Raymond Rankin– On leave in Hamilton Ontario.
  • Photo of Jack Raymond Rankin– As a sergeant after receiving his Air Gunner's insignia.
  • Photo of Jack Raymond Rankin– While at the rank of AC2 shortly after enlistement.
  • Photo of Jack Raymond Rankin– ID card issued shortly after enlistment.
  • Memorial– Sergeant Jack Raymond Rankin is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Jack Raymond Rankin is commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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