Reginald ACRES


ACRES, Reginald

Service Number: 6228
Enlisted: 17 March 1916, Wickepin, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 17 July 1884
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Charles Street State School, , Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed In Action, Guedecourt, France, 5 February 1917, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Bancourt British Cemetery
Plot IX, Row K, Grave 6, Bancourt British Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

17 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6228, 16th Infantry Battalion, Wickepin, WA
13 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6228, 16th Infantry Battalion
13 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6228, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Fremantle
5 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6228, 16th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Reginald ACRES was born in Launceston, Tasmania on 17th July, 1884

His parents were Adam Smith ACRES & Ada Bertha HILLS

He enlisted in Wickepin, Western Australia on 17th March, 1916 and embarked from Fremantle, WA with the 16th Infantry Battalion, 20th Reinforcements on 13th October, 1916 on the HMAT Suffolk

Reginald was Killed in Action at Guedecourt in France on 5th February, 1917 and is buried in the Bancourt British Cemetery

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