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Robert Henry SKINNER

Regimental number5759
Place of birthStanley Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTeacher
AddressStanley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G Skinner, Stanley, Victoria
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1918
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row g, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
168
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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