William AKERS

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AKERS, William

Service Number: 2101
Enlisted: 4 July 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cobar, New Soouth Wales, 1894
Home Town: Cobar, Cobar, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Pozieres, France, 26 July 1916
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

4 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2101, 17th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
30 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2101, 17th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
30 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2101, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Agnes Akers of Darling Street, North dubbo, NSW formely of 'Dolton  Park' Cobar, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal