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G W AKEROYD

Date of birth10 May 1888
Other NamesGordon William
AKEROYD, Gordon William
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk of Courts
AddressSwan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Akeroyd, Police Station, North Carlton
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Promotions

Captain


Unit: 59th Battalion
Promotion date: 15 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Member of the Order of the British Empire


Recommendation date: 26 November 1917

FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918

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