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Hubert Nathaniel SKIPPEN

Regimental number12731
Place of birthCopeton, New South Wales
SchoolCopeton Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingHawkesbury Agricultural College, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButter maker
AddressMacksville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, N Skippen, Howell via Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia at a hospital in England on 19 February 1919.
FateDied of disease 19 February 1919
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 365), North Tidworth, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Nathaniel and Emily SKIPPEN, Howell, Inverell, New South Wales

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