Trying to find anything on George Rankin of Casino NSw Australia
libick , from Auckland New Zealand, has been a Family Tree Circles member since May 2011. is researching the following names: RANKIN, CROWTHER, ROSS and 2 other(s).
Are you talking George Rankin from Dyraaba Creek, Killed in Borneo?
Couple of references.
A George Rankin's death registration at Casino in 1918.
Father George, Mother Mary.
Registration NSW, Casino, 1918 #18457.
Buried at Casino West Cemetery.
Electoral Roll 1943
Commonwealth Division of Richmond, State Division of Casino, Sub-Division of Casino.
Rankin George Henry, Lower Dyraaba Creek, farm hand.
George Henry RANKIN b:7 May 1919 at Dyreeba Creek the son of Henry Ernest RANKIN 1890-1956 and Margarite,nee PEARCE 1903-1945. Died as a Prisoner of the Japanese on the 28 April 1945 at the Sandakan POW Camp in North Borneo. His brother Charles Frederick b: 12 October 1920 at Dyraaba Creek had also died there 6 months before as a POW on the 18 April 1945.
The original George RANKIN 1818-1863 of this family had arrived from Drumkeeran,Fermanagh, Ireland in 1838 He was killed when a tree fell on him at Bolivia Station.
All i know so far are names and dates. George Hardy Rankin born in Casino NSW 1880 died NewZealand 1961. George Rankin 1844-1918 his father
Children of George and Jessie
Jessie Florence Rankin 1923-2003
George Hardy Rankin 1880-1961 was my maternal grandfather
Can anyone help me with the name of Elizabeth Rankin who married a John Sharpe. They had a son Thomas Cowan Sharpe who married a Rachel Mabel Mary MCDonald who was born in Invercargill, NZ
To janilye, Aussie1947, libick, I wish to thank you all for the above information. My husband is a Rankin, who is connected to George Rankin 1818-1863. George & Annie Crowther was his Great Grandparents.
To Nissy, George & Annie Crowther was my maternal great grand parents too
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