Eric Harcourt SKARRATT

Regimental number5881
Place of birthAshfield, New South Wales
Place of birthSydney
SchoolNorth Sydney Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPenshurst, New Canterbury Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Gertrude Skarratt, Penshurst, New Canterbury Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death26.6
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Gertrude SKARRATT, 274 New Canterbury Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal