We remember Harry Sherwood Ranken

We remember Harry Sherwood Ranken

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
birth Kelvin,Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6973769 Source:6973370 3rd September 1883
1890
sibling Alan R Ranken Source:6973370 1890
1901
dates Age 17 Source:6973370 1901
1901
location The Manse,Irvine,Ayrshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address Source:6973370 1901
1909
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps Source:6973769 30th January 1909 - 30th July 1912
1911
location Yei,Lado Enclave,Western Mongalla. Sudan away from home address Source:8852852 1911 - 1914
1911
employment In charge of the sleeping sickness camp Yei, Western Mongalla Sudan Source:6973769 1911 - 1914
1912
service British Army Captain Royal Army Medical Corps Attached to 1st King's Royal Rifle Corps Source:8852852 30th July 1912 - 24th September 1914
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3659986 13th August 1914
1914
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6973351 19th September 1914
1914
death Died of wounds Braisnes France Source:7309317 Source:6973354 Source:6973769 25th September 1914
1914
dates Age 31 Source:6973354 25th September 1914
burial Braine Communal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Aisne France Source:7309317
awards Chevalier of the Legion of Honour France Other War Service Award Source:6973354
employment Assistant Medical Officer Brook Fever Hospital Metropolitan Asylums Board, London United Kingdom Source:6973769
education Irvine Royal Academy Irvine, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6973769
education Glasgow University Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6973769
employment House surgeon and House physician Western Infirmary Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom Source:6973769

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Harry Sherwood
Initials HS
Last Name Ranken
Source 6973351
First Names Harry Sherwood
Initials HS
Last Name Ranken
Source 6973351
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
The Manse,Irvine,Ayrshire, Scotland United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Yei,Lado Enclave,Western Mongalla. Sudan away from home address 1911 - 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps Lieutenant
British Army Royal Army Medical Corps Attached to 1st King's Royal Rifle Corps Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Chevalier of the Legion of Honour France Other War Service Award
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Morton Ranken mother
Rev. Henry Ranken father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alan R Ranken brother 1890

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Charlotte33
Medal Index Cards Transcription Charlotte33
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Charlotte33
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Hannah21187

External Evidence

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VCs of the First World War: 1914 Jennifer6312
Obituary of Harry Sherwood Ranken Jennifer6312
Obituary of Harry Sherwood Ranken Jennifer6312
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Charlotte33
Commonwealth War Graves Commission record Charlotte33
The Bond of Sacrifice: Harry Sherwood Ranken Hannah21187

Multimedia

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Capt Harry Sherwood Ranken VC Jennifer6312
Press cutting - 1984 debbie2674
The Bond of Sacrifice: Harry Sherwood Ranken Hannah21187
Captain Harry Sherwood Ranken VC James201

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