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Cecil John SKEWES

Regimental number3910
Date of birth1 August 1894
Place of birthUnley, South Australia
SchoolA.S.& B.T. Academy
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount Compass, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs S E Skewes, St John Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Discharge date--/02/1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded, Pozieres, France; invalided to 3rd London General Hospital; arrived back in Australia, 3 December 1916; discharged as permanently incapacitated, February 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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