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William John Irvine SKINNER

Regimental number2397
Place of birthYarmouth, Norfolk, England
Other NamesSKINNER, John William
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWoodlands, Tottenham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8.5"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur Skinner, Fleggburgh, Norfolk, England
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Place of enlistmentLithgow, New South Wales
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 18 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SKINNER William John Irvine

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