Photo of Harold Skewes

Harold Skewes

Corporal

60th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Mr. J. Draffin
  • Plaque: 2116

Additional Info

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Biography

Harold Skewes was born in Warrenheip and enlisted in Ballarat on 12th February 1916. He was 36 years old, single and a contractor. He was sent to the 57th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1770. During his service he was promoted to Corporal. On 6th April 1918 he died of wounds at Dernancourt, and is buried in Picquigny British Cemetery, France.
Tree No. 2116

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour