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John SKAFTE

Regimental number7526
Date of birth1878
Place of birthBright, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressCasino, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs F S Skafte, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameApril 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 8 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Alumny Creek Public School & District Roll of Honor ('For God, For King, For Country').
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsParents: Christian & Mary SKAFTE
Date of death24 May 1934
Age at death56

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