Howard Rankine Tinney was born in Ballarat East, Victoria, was single and a Veterinary Student when he enlisted with the AIF on 31 July 1918 at the age of 18. However, the armistice was signed later that year, essentially ending the conflict in Europe. Pte Tinney returned home 24 December 1918 due to his unit being demobilized, having served a total of 147 days.
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