|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Walter Acason, 5 Boolerstown Avenue, Dublin, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
Disembarked Suez, 6 August 1915; marched in to 3rd Training Bn, Zeitoun, 18 September 1915.
Admitted to No 3 auxiliary hospital, Cairo, 1 November 1915 (influenza); discharged to duty, 9 November 1915.
Taken on strength, 9th Bn, Mudros, 18 November 1915.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 4 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 4 January 1916.
Declared an illegal absentee, 30 January 1916.
Court of Enquiry, Cairo, 27 February 1918, declared [he had] illegally absented himself in Egypt about 30.1.16, and that he is still so absent.'
Discharged in consequence of being illegally absent from 30 January 1916.Medals: not eligible (automatically forfeited entitlement to 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal)
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ACASON William James|