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Clarence Sibbald SKENE

Regimental number3136
Place of birthBranxholm, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDegilbo, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Lawrence Skene, Degilbo, Queensland
Previous military serviceV.M. Rifles! 3 yrs! discharge since expired. Jnr Cdts! 2 yrs Rifle Club Reserves
Enlistment date1 November 1916
Place of enlistmentMaryborough, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Clara SKENE. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date2 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 8 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 21 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 2 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death19 May 1934
Age at death53
Place of burialBlayney Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, SKENE Clarence Sibbald

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