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Date of birth19 March 1878
Place of birthKempsey New South Wales
OccupationForest guard
AddressDorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellen McSkimming, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion


Unit: 25th Battalion
Promotion date: 20 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Date of death27 May 1940

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