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He was the son of Albert H. and Elizabeth A. Skevington. In 1901 Albert and Elizabeth with their three children, Mabel H. (12), Leslie (6) and Maurice (4, b. abt 1897) were living at 22 Park Street, Nottingham (St Nicholas' parish). Albert was an accountant (on his own account). They had a visitor on the night of the census, Ann Bowring (84), who was a widow. At the time of Maurice's death his parents were living in Belgrave Square (obit).
He attended High Pavement School. He was a member of the Nottingham Britannia Rowing Club
25 Sep 1916
1553206 - CWGC Website
2nd Bn Grenadier Guards
He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. He qualified for the British War Medal and Victory Medal.
Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Roll of Honour’, 7 October 1916: ‘Skevington. Killed in action, September 25th, Maurice Skevington, Grenadier Guards, dearly loved son of Mr and Mrs Skevington, Belgrave Square. Sadly missed.' (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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