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Walter SKEHAN

Regimental number12339
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWatchmaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight119 lbs
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets; served for 18 months in 38th Bn, Citizen Military Forces; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of chest measurement.
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name1st Anzac Mounted Division, 1st Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on 8 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, Anzac Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date12 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 28 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 12 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SKEHAN Walter

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