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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Thomas Skiffington
Name: Skiffington, Thomas Patrick
Rank: Private
Service Number: 2647
Place of Birth: Stanthorpe (Qld.)
Next of Kin: Lola May Bates - Wife ; c/o Mrs Ridler, Upper Esplanade, Sandgate Central via Brisbane, Qld.
Biographical notes: Daily Telegraph
Occupation: Miner
Date of Enlistment: 27-Jun-1916
Age at Enlistment: 39
Place of Enlistment: Brisbane (Qld.)
Unit: 41st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1949-01-30
Place of Death: Lae (Papua New Guinea)
Service History: Unit embarked from Brisbane on board HMAT A55 'Kyarra' on 17 November 1916. Skiffington was wounded in the face 3 August 1917 and returned to Australia 8 October 1919 per 'Devon'.
Related link: Unit War Diary
Nominal Roll
"News and notes", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 18 October 1917: p.10.
"Letter from Paddy Skiffington", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 15 November 1917: p.15.
"Soldiers' Letters", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 8 March 1919: p.24.
"Letter from Paddy Skiffington", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 22 February 1919: p.14.
Service Record
The Forty First by Frederick William MacGibbon. Perth : John Burridge, 1992.
Embarkation Roll - HMAT A55 'Kyarra'
"Family Notices", Courier-Mail, 16 February 1949: p.12
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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