Charles Andrew SKIMMINGS

SKIMMINGS, Charles Andrew

Service Number: 4853
Enlisted: 1 November 1916, Enlisted at Rutherford, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 30th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Branxton, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Lismore, New South Wales, Australia, 3 October 1962, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: East Lismore (Lismore) General Cemetery
Memorials: Branxton Memorial Rotunda
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4853, 30th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rutherford, NSW
24 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 4853, 30th Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Embarked Private, SN 4853, 30th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Sydney
25 Dec 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 4853, 30th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District as medically unfit due to Otitius Media

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samuel Skimmings and Mary Skimmings of Dunoon, NSW. Brother of Clifford M. Skimmings, Ruby Skimmings, Samuel P. Skimmings, Mary Skimmings, David W. Skimmings, Martin James Skimmings, Ellen P. Skimmings and Sarah M. Skimmings

Commenced return to Australia on 27 September 1917 aboard HMAT Suevic disembarking on the 20 November 1917 at Melbourne for onward travel overland to Sydney

Medal: British War Medal

During 1918c Charles married Eva Mary Brunner in Singleton, NSW

In 1936 his residential address was 'Burringbar', Tweed River, NSW

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