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Clarence Farringdon Skinner

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clarence Farringdon AWMM
  • Surname
    Skinner AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 31789 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 January 1900 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940-1941 AWMM Riwaka AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. J.B. Skinner, Riwaka (wife) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 31789 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Cross (MC) AWMM
    25 January 1943 AWMM
    The National Archives. Recommendation for Award for Skinner, Clarence Farringdon. (Ref. WO 373/23/341). Military Cross. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Maj C. F. Skinner, MC, m.i.d.; Westport; born Melbourne, 19 Jan 1900; OC 7 Fd Coy 1942-43; wounded 3 Nov 1942; MP (Motueka and Buller) 1938. (Source: Borman, C.A. Divisional Signals. p.316.)

    'When the honours and awards for the Battle of Alamein were announced, included therein was a bar to Major Murray Reid's Military Cross and an MC to Major Skinner and to Lieutenant R. M. Page.' (Source: Cody, J.F. New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. p. 374.) AWMM

Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.316, 318. AWMM
    • Cody, J.F. (1961). New Zealand Engineers, Middle East. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      pp.90, 117, 203, 230, 232, 233, 281, 347, 351, 352, 359, 364, 374, 394, 423. AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.90. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.436 AWMM
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