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Ernest Lee SKINNER

Regimental number5190
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressMount Barker, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, T Skinner, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled accidentally 13 August 1918
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 312), North Tidworth, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

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