William George AVERKOFF

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AVERKOFF, William George

Service Number: 2124
Enlisted: 25 March 1916, Townsville, Queenlsand
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Vladivostock, Russia, 1898
Home Town: Innisfail, Cassowary Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bookbinder
Died: Killed In Action, Messines, Belgium, 7 June 1917
Cemetery: Messines Ridge British Cemetery
Plot V, Row C, Grave 21, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Messines, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Innisfail Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

25 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Townsville, Queenlsand
16 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2124, 47th Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2124, 47th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane
Date unknown: Involvement 47th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

47 Battalion

Rank - Private

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Annie Averkoff, Mourilyan Mill, Mourilyan, Queensland