Trooper

Sydney Tom Skilton

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Thomas Mark and Florence Octavia Skilton, of Onakaka, Takaka. Born at Collingwood, New Zealand. Served at Gallipoli.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

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Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
7/782
Name:
Sydney Tom Skilton
Rank: 
Trooper
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Thomas Mark Skilton (father), Puramahoi, Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status: 
Single
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Mangarakau, Collingwood, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Not known
Date of Death:
11 August 1918
Day of Death:
Sunday
Age at Death: 
33
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
2nd Reinforcements
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
14 December 1914
Transport:

HMNZT 13
HMNZT 14
HMNZT 15
Vessel:
Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Location: 
New Zealand
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