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Bert Llewellyn AKERS

Regimental number5029
Place of birthRushworth, Victoria
Other NamesBert Lewellyn
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressTarnagulla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E. Akers, Gladstone Street, Tarnagulla, Victoria
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Tarnagulla Roll of Honour ('Pro Deo et Patria'), Tarnagulla, Victoria. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5328 Sergeant Sidney William AKERS, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 July 1958

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