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Thomas SKELTON

Regimental number873
Place of birthWest Maitland New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSlaughterman
Address19 Kingston Road, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas J Skelton, 19 Kingston Road, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Date of death13 November 1936
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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