Jean Gillies Skidmore

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SKIDMORE, Jean Gillies

Service no: Nurse [1]

Place of birth: Lucknow, 1886

Address: Narrabri, later Clare Ville, William Street, East Orange

Occupation: Nurse

Next of kin: William G. Skidmore (brother), West Wyalong

Date of enlistment: 8 December 1916

Place of enlistment: Launceston, TAS

Age at enlistment: 30

Fate: Embarked Mooltan Melbourne 26 December 1916. Disembarked Bombay, posted to Colaba War Hospital 15 January 1917. Transferred to Victoria War Hospital, Bombay 30 July 1917. Embarked Raeburn Bombay on duty for Australia 8 January 1918. Returned to Australia 16 February 1918. Appointment terminated 6 June 1918 when she married.

Jean Gillies Skidmore was born in Lucknow in 1886. She was living in Wollongong when she enlisted in December 1916.

Nurse Skidmore embarked in Melbourne in January 1917 and proceed to India, where she served in the Colaba and Victoria War Hospitals in Bombay. She nursed injured soldiers on her return to Australia in early 1919. Her appointment was terminated in June that year, when she married.

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