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William Robert SKELTON

Regimental number1426
Place of birthMildura Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressKoorlong near Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, R Skelton, Fruit Grower, Koorlong, near Mildura, Victoria
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1263
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919

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