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Alfred John SKINNER

Regimental number431
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGreengrocer
AddressMenton Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Skinner, 73 Fonthill Road, Finsbury Park, North London, England
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of disease 15 June 1919
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialSutton Veny (St John) Churchyard Cemetery (Plot 87, Row L, Grave No. 7), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eugene SKINNER, 73 Fonthill Road, Finsbury Park, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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