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Herbert Henry SKINNER

Regimental number2224
Place of birthLiverpool, New South Wales
SchoolErskenville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMolong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Skinner, Guildford, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 19 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth SKINNER, Oxford Avenue, Bankstown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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