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Henry Herbert AKERS

Regimental number483
Place of birthNarrabri New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRoyal Exchange Hotel, Ourimbah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSusan Akers, Royal Exchange Hotel, Ourimbah, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name2nd Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll36
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Convalescent Depot
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded at Gallipoli; commenced return to Australia, 29 July 1915 on board 'Hororata'. Re-enlisted, 8 March 1916, as No 36, 36th Bn, A Company; embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A72 'Beltana', 13 May 1916. Served Western Front.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 July 1971

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