Regiment: Royal Air Force
Regimental Number: 299515
Date of Enlisting: 19.4.1918
Date of death:
UK Cemetery/Memorial: St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour
John enlisted on 19th April 1918 with the Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs), Regimental Number G/25934. On 30th September 1918 he transferred to the Royal Air Force, Regimental Number 299525, but on 4th November 1918 suffered a fractured thigh and was discharged as no longer fit to serve.
John survived the War but it is not known when he died.
He was awarded the Silver War Badge.
He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.
Date of Birth: 28.8.1890
Birth Place: Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence: Not known
Marriage: Not known
John was born on 28th August 1890 at Ashwell, Hertfordshire, the second son of Charles Bailey Skerman and Celia (nee Austin) Skerman. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School and before enlisting was a farm labourer.
It is not known if John married or had children. It is not known when he died.
|Birth Place:||Ashwell, Hertfordshire|
|Death Date:||Not known|
|Enlistment Place:||Not known|
|Regiment:||Royal Air Force|
(previously Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs))
|Type of Casualty:||Survived|
|Theatre of War:||Not known|