The AIF Project


Regimental number147
Date of birth21 July 1883
Place of birthWatsons Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, William Skewes, Watsons Creek via Bendemeer, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Date of death7 April 1977
Age at death93
Place of burialBendemeer, New South Wales

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