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George James AKEHURST

Regimental number2327
Place of birthTunbridge Wells, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Akehurst Anstey And Southwood Road, Rusthall Kent, England
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Persia on 10 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDischarged 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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