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Alexander Roy SKUSE

Regimental number2724
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Park State School, Victoria
Other trainingStotts Business College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHardware assistant
AddressGarden Vale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Skuse, 182 Park Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military service51st Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces, Albert Park, Victoria.
Enlistment date26 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. 42), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Jessie SKUSE. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: N.N. Etheredge.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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