Thomas John (Tom) SKEYHILL

SKEYHILL, Thomas John

Service Numbers: 1182, 1191
Enlisted: 14 September 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Terang, Victoria, Australia, 10 January 1895
Home Town: Hamilton, Southern Grampians, Victoria
Schooling: Terang State School, St Marys Convent School, Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Telephonist
Died: Accidental (plane crash), Hyannis, Massachusetts, USA, 22 May 1932, aged 37 years
Cemetery: West Dennis Cemetery, Mass., USA
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1182
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Signaller, SN 1191, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Signaller, SN 1191, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1182, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
8 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1182, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Shell wound (blinded)
28 Sep 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1182

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