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John Clive ACKERS

Regimental number57415
Date of birth8 August 1894
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
OccupationClerk
Address"Eureka', 29 Nepean Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23 years 2 months
Height5' 8"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr George Ackers, "Eureka", 29 Nepean Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets, 3 years in Citizen Forces
Enlistment date19 November 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date9 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Essex', 15 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 9 August 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ACKERS John Clive

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