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Arthur Frederick SKUSE

Regimental number6020
Place of birthUnderdale, South Australia
SchoolFulham Public School, South Australia
OccupationNursery man
AddressLockleys, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E T Skuse, Lockleys, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 July 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death20.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 55), Bailleul , France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Elizabeth SKUSE, Lockleys, South Australia. Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Name spelled SKUCE on headstone.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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