Regimental number5456
Place of birthSouth Yarra Victoria
Address34 Hannan Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, K K Skilton, 34 Hannan Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccording to Brother's RoHC, middle name listed as Tregurtha.
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: No.4339 Sergeant Leslie John Skilton M.M., 6th Battalion, No.2465 Private Henry Reginald Thomas Skilton, 6th Battalion and No.1240 Corporal William Richard Norton Skilton, 14th Battalion, who was killed in action at Gallipoli on 21 August 1915.