Thomas Clifford Rankin 1892-1970 WWI, record and Template added Please, Thanks

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Is the Garvin Community and Slabtown Community here in Anderson, South Carolina the same area?
WikiTree profile: Thomas Rankin
in Genealogy Help by Donnie Blackstone G2G6 Pilot (191k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith
Donnie ~

I see his draft card.  But I didn't see any service records.  Are you sure he served?

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This is a draft registration (note registration was mandatory, but doesn't indicate actual service in the military):

Source: "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Thomas Clifford Rankins, 1917-1918; citing Anderson County no 2, South Carolina, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,852,492.



Name     Thomas Clifford Rankins
Liberty, RFD 1, SC  
Draft Registration June 15, 1917 Anderson County no 2, South Carolina, United States
Male Age 24
Birth 15 Jul 1892     Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Tenant Farmer  ? lands of Mrs. G A Rankin
Exemption Claim: Support of wife and child

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (721k points)
I'm not sure he served I just always like to give recognition, if they served, Thanks,  Mary Cole and Chris Hoyt  for helping if you find any other information just post it,
Didn't serve; No "s" on Rankin

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