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Percy Eddy SKELLEY

Regimental number3900
Place of birthPortland, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMargaret Terrace, Rosewater, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Weight131 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Myrtle Skelley, Margaret Terrace, Rosewater, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 September 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date30 June 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Armagh', 5 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 16 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 30 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 January 1925
SourcesNAA: B2455, SKELLEY Percy Eddy

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