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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Skinn, George Henry (4924)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 33 years 11 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 10 November 1915 – Adelaide, SA

Service Number: 4924            view online service record

Address:
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Ida Skinn (wife)
Frost Street
Brompton, SA

Embarkation Details:
Date: Thursday, 9 March 1916
Ship: RMS Mongolia
Port: Adelaide, SA
Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion – 15th Reinforcements

Fate:
RTA: Wednesday, 22 January 1919
Discharged: Monday, 14 April 1919

1 Comments

  • Brian Membrey
    Posted July 21, 2016 5.40 pm 0Likes

    Earlier served during the Boer War as 383, Trooper, 5 South Australian Imperial Bushmen He was listed as born in Port Melbourne (Victorian BDM has Emerald Hill), but apparently with no other connection to the suburb. Noted as with six children when he enlisted for WW1. Skinn died on 18 August, 1952 and was buried in the A.I.F. Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide.

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