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Hickson Henry SKINNER

Regimental number19664
Date of birth22 January 1897
Place of birthAlberton, South Australia
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper's assistant
AddressCharra Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M M Skinner, Charra Street, Hyde Park, South Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 11 May 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 24), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mabel SKINNER, Cranbrook Avenue, Millswood, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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