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He was the son of Joseph, a greengrocer, and Emma Skellington and the brother of Florence Anne, Kate, Joseph, Marion Jane and William Henry Gilbert Skellington. In 1911 they lived at 35 Meadow Lane Nottingham.
22 Sep 1918
555146 - CWGC Website
Royal Field Artillery
He served with 72nd Brigade. Joseph and William also served (see obituary).
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 16 October 1918: SKELLINGTON killed in action September 22nd 1918, after three years and 8 months service, Driver Fred Skellington, Royal Field Artillery, 35 Meadow Lane, age 20. Mother, father, sisters, Annie, Kate, Marion, brothers Joe (Russia), Gilbert (Clipstone). Rachel Farrand
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