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Sidney Tom Skilton

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 667 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 667 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sidney Tom AWMM
  • Surname
    Skilton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Sydney AWMM
    • Sydney Tom Skilton AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/782 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 February 1885 AWMM CollingwoodTasman AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mangarakau, Collingwood, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Mark Skilton (father), Puramahoi, Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/782 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sydney Skilton was the son of Thomas Mark and Florence Octavia Skilton, of Onakaka, Takaka, New Zealand.

    Six sons, brothers, served in WW1: John James Skilton (6/2345) kia, Neal Skilton (68848), Philip Robert Skilton (6/2346), Rupert George Skilton (6/722)], Sidney Tom Skilton (7/782), Vincent Mark Skilton (12/3275).

    Name spelled Sydney on the Nominal Roll and Sidney by BDM AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    11 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    CollingwoodTasman AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Collingwood Cemetery, Collingwood-Bainham Road, Golden Bay, Tasman District, New Zealand AWMM Block D Plot 53 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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11 October 2016Pamela Joy Vinsen-ThomasNelson New ZealandOther relative

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