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Martin James SKIMMINGS

Regimental number3262
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressDunoon PO via Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Skimmings, Dunoon PO via Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 5 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2362
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 August 1972
Place of burialCremated: ashes interred in Goonellabah Lawn Cemetery, Lismore, New South Wales

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