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Albert Ernest SKEGGS

Regimental number5174
Place of birthSwansea Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSwansea, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr R Skeggs, Swansea, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death16 February 1966

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