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George AKERS

Regimental number3007
Place of birthCharleville Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressCharleville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Akers, Spring Hill, Charleville, Queensland
Enlistment date4 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 114 Sergeant Frank John AKERS, 41st Bn, returned to Australia, 8 September 1919; 3604 Pte John Thomas AKERS, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 September 1985

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