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Reginald John SKINNER

Regimental number1650
Date of birth1 September 1894
Place of birthKensington, South Australia
SchoolMarryatville Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressRenmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Alice Skinner, Renmark, South Australia
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 August 1916
Discharge date31 October 1916
Other detailsWar service: Egypt. Contracted illness; arrived back in Australia, 16 September 1916; discharged as medically unfit.

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