|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Dinmore, Queensland|
|School||Dinmore State School, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, Earnest Skellern, Dinmore, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Army Medical Corps, General Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/99/2|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance|
War service: embarked Sydney, 17 August 1918. Admitted sick to hospital, at sea, 3 September 1918; discharged from hospital, 4 September 1918.
Disembarked Suez, 19 September 1918, and marched in to Central Training Depot, Moascar, Egypt. To hospital sick (tonsillitis), Moascar, 26 September 1918; discharged to duty and rejoined unit, 3 October 1918.
Moved out to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 27 November 1918, and taken on strength, 30 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia, 10 July 1919; discharged 2 September 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Also served in World War II as Q7788, 26 November 1940-16 November 1945. Promoted Corporal, 13 October 1942; Acting Sergeant, 11 January 1943; Staff Sergeant, 15 February 1943. Served in support units in the Brisbane area.
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Pinaroo Cemetery, Aspley, Queensland|