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Thomas James SKIPPER

Regimental number1995
Place of birthMount Barker, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationProspector
AddressMarble Bar, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinBrother, Mr Michael John Skipper, Mount Barker, South Australia
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Phthisis (Tuberculosis).
FateDied of disease 7 January 1918
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialCompton Chamberlayne Cemetery, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Octovius and Annie SKIPPER
Family/military connectionsNephews: Private P.J. Payne and Private A.J. Payne.

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