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James McSKIMMING

Regimental number2743
Place of birthVictoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLoco driver
AddressSwan Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, John McSkimming, Swan Street, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Special Memorial, Row A, Grave No. 8), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Jane MCSKIMMING

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