SKEATES, Albert Charles

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Engineers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
1871381
Died : 
Friday, November 1, 1940
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Lance Corporal Albert Skeates, 6 Troop, died late afternoon on the 1st November 1940 when hit by shrapnel from an exploding shell whilst walking along the Dover-Deal road.  He was given a military funeral at St. James' Cemetery in Dover at 15:00 on the 4th November. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
No 5 Commando War Diary.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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