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Regimental number394
Place of birthHolmes Road, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRedan Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, T Skilbeck, Redan Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military service67th Infantry
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Thomas SKILBECK. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 March 1940
Age at death43
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria

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