The AIF Project


Regimental number293
Place of birthPaisley Scotland
AddressGrassbank Estate, Booval near Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Skillen, Grassbank Estate, Booval, Queensland
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 276 Sapper James SKILLEN MM, 1st Tunnelling Company, killed in action, 1 October 1917;

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