Andrew Stewart Skilling

Andrew Stewart Skilling

Birth 1890 Death 15th Jul 1916 Pte
Regiment South African Infantry
Service #5086

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator
Residence at Enlistment Johanesburg South Africa
Residence (Roll of Honour) 228a,Fawcus Street, Jeppes extension , Johanesburg
Residence 1911 Census
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended Methodist
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Signwriter
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Robert & Mary Skillen
Siblings Robert , John , James , Nancy , Eliza Cumpball , Ruth Annie
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Regiment South African Infantry
Battalion at Enlistment 4th
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 5086
Date of Enlistment 30 August 1915
Place of Enlistment Johanesburg
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 22
Date of Death 15th Jul 1916
Regiment at Death Regiment South African Infantry
Battalion/Vessel at Death 4th
Rank at Death Pte
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 5086
Field of Action at Death France
Place of Death Somme
Battle at Death Battle of Delville Wood
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Grave Position Pier and Face 4 C.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-andrew/
Grave/Memorial Country France
Private Memorial Methodists church Cleator Moor/St Johns war memorial


Notes served as Skillen
1891 Census Family living at 70 Queen Street, Cleator Moor
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