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William George AVERKOFF

Regimental number2124
Place of birthRussia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBookbinder
AddressInnisfail, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Averkoff, Mourilyan Mill, Mourilyan, Queensland
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death20
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave 21), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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