NameCharles Donaldson Skene, SN 3248, Service RecordBiographyDate of Birth: 24 March 1860, Tarves, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Date of Death: 2 May 1929 (Qld.)
Buried: Bulimba Cemetery, Queensland
Charles was born in Aberdeenshire Scotland. His parents were William Skene and Elizabeth Kennedy. He emigrated to Australia in 1885 and married Ellen Watson in 1906. He volunteered as a Munitions Worker in 1917 and worked at Kidbrooke Aeronautical Store in England as a carpenter and joiner. He returned to Australian in April 1919.Date01 January 1917 - 31 December 1919CustodianNational Archives of Australia - 01 Feb 1998 - PresentLocation of originalsOriginals held by the National Archives of Australia - NAA: MT1139/1, SKENE CHARLES DONALDSONLanguageEnglishOriginal formatLink to external source : Paper files and documents
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