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Edmund SKIPSEY

Regimental number1012
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Blair, Market Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Wm Skipsey, Sowerby, near Thirsk, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death2 June 1947

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