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James Ryerson Rankin

In memory of:

Driver James Ryerson Rankin

May 3, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

30118

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Service Corps

Additional Information


Born:

April 28, 1894
Picton, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 19, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Son of G. H. and Gladys Rankin, of Napanee, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 313 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. F. 26.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Roll of Honour– Dvr. James Ryerson Rankin's name was included on the Merchants Bank of Canada 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour. He indicated on his military attestation that he was a bank clerk.  Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included the Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Newspaper clipping

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