Flight Lieutenant Donald Edward RANKIN

Service No: 284965
Born: Charra SA, 17 April 1898
Enlisted in the RAAF: 30 March 1942
Unit: No. 7 Transportation and Movements Office, Goodenough Island PNG
Died: Ground Accident, Goodenough Island, 20 December 1943, Aged 45 Years
Buried: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, PNG
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Edward Alexander and Ethel Rankin; husband of Annie Elizabeth Rankin, of South Brighton, South Australia
Roll of Honour: Brighton SA
Remembered: Panel 114, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

Flight Lieutenant Rankin died of gunshot wounds on 20 December 1943.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/35/195

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