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Oscar Vinning SKINNER

Regimental number378
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGeddes Street, Botany, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs B C Skinner, Geddes Street, Botany, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 5, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/10/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll378A
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1918
Date of death21 October 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBotany General Cemetery (Portion Ordinary, Grave No. 120), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin and Emily SKINNER. Native of Botany, New South Wales

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