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Regimental number157
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, H Skidmore, Rose Street, Ivanohoe, Victoria
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNo 1 Australian General Hospital
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', third Supplement, No. 29632 (21 June 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129 (21 September 1916).

FateDied as a result of accident 24 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Mary SKIDMORE, 24 Rose Street, Ivanhoe, Victoria. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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