John James Skilton Unknown date of birth - Died 23 May 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number8467 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLance Corporal AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait from The Weekly News; 13 August 1941 - This image m … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn James AWMM SurnameSkilton AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number8467 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMSawmill hand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMOnekaka, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr R.J. Skilton (father), Onekaka, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number8467 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMNelson, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMM20 Canterbury andOtago Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLance Corporal AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › John Skilton was the son of R. G. Skilton and Grace Skilton, of Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death22 AWMM Date of death23 May 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathCrete, Greece AWMM Death notesCrete AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSuda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM Grave reference12. C. 2. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember John James Skilton by laying a poppy. Edgar Francis Skilton George Skilton John James Skilton John Samuel Skilton Neal Skilton Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John James Skilton Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 165 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.