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William John SKINNER

Regimental number2100
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBricklayer
AddressVista Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, F Skinner, Vista Street, Mosman,
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Training Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
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Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Other details

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

Date of death22 October 1928
Age at death38
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 9), Sydney, New South Wales

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