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Alexander ACKERS

Regimental number6904
Place of birthSt James, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressSunbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Robert H Akers, Wagarandall PO, Waggarandall, Victoria
Enlistment date26 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work near Villers-Bretonneux on 6 August 1918.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 July 1975

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