Frederick Howard AKHURST


AKHURST, Frederick Howard

Service Number: 5979
Enlisted: 6 March 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, NSW, 1877
Home Town: Quairading, Quairading, Western Australia
Schooling: Newington and Sydney Gramma School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 17 February 1917
Cemetery: Bazentin-le-Petit Military Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Quairading M1, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

6 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5979, 11th Infantry Battalion, Perth, Western Australia
7 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5979, 11th Infantry Battalion
7 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5979, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frederick Howard AKHURST was born in Sydney in 1877

His parents were Walter Frederick AKHURST & Kate DEUTSCH who married in Victoria in 1874