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Francis James SKJELLERUP

Regimental number6099
Place of birthCobden, Victoria
SchoolColac State School, Victoria
AddressOndit, Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, P J Skjellerup, Ondit, Colac, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Cadet.
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas wounded at Messines.
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 10), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Isabella SKJELLERUP, Ondit, Victoria. Native of Cobden, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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