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Ernest John SKINNER

Regimental number6145
Place of birthFaversham England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressSilverdale, Trangie, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Skinner, Dilton Marsh near Westbury, Wiltshire, England
Enlistment date24 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 August 1977

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