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 Last rankLance Corporal AWMM20 Infantry Battalion 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Sawmill hand AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Onekaka, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr R.J. Skilton (father), Onekaka, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 05 Jan 1940 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number8467 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMNelson, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 20 Canterbury andOtago Battalion AWMM; 2NZEF: 1st Echelon 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 AWMM20 Infantry Battalion 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 nameSuda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM Grave reference12. C. 2. AWMM 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 2016 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.