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Sydney Thornton AKEROYD

Regimental number1651
Place of birthPanmure, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address131 Amess Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, John Akeroyd, 131 Amess Street, North Carlton, Victoria
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen AKEROYD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1943
Age at death50
Place of burialRoma Cemetery, Queensland

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