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James William AKERS

Regimental number3230
Date of birth--/08/1890
Place of birthLocksley, Victoria
SchoolLocksley State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressTrafalgar, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, T Akers, Trafalgar, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France (wounded, October 1916; returned to duty, February 1917).

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