Skeyhill, Tom

Skeyhill, Tom (1893 - 1933)

Biography

After training in Egypt, Tom Skeyhill fought as a regimental signaller of the second (Victorian) Infantry Brigade of the Australian armed forces at Gallipoli from April 25, 1915, to May 8, when a shell explosion blinded him during an advance at Cape Helles. He was hospitalized at Al-Hayat, Helouin, Egypt, and then at the Base Hospital in Melbourne.

Given Name
Tom
Family Name
Skeyhill
Birth Date
0, 1893
Death Date
0, 1933
Nationality
Occupations
  • Soldier



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Illness
Cause of Death
First RPO Edition
2004