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Edward Charles SKINNER

Regimental number1820
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Skinner, 36 Downend, Fishponds, Bristol, England
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Division Artillery
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary SKINNER, Newman's Buildings, Soundwell Road, Staple Hill, Bristol, England. Commemorated on Fishponds Memorial, Bristol, England.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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