Mark AKERS

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AKERS, Mark

Service Number: 3679
Enlisted: 4 August 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Locksley, Victoria, 1897
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Locksley State School, Victoria
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Messines, Belgium, 11 June 1917
Cemetery: Messines Ridge British Cemetery
Plot 111, Row D, Grave 46
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World War 1 Service

4 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
23 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3679, 14th Infantry Battalion
23 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3679, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
11 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3679, 46th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 14th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

46 Battalion

Rank - Corporal

Son of George and Catherine Akers, of Locksley, Victoria, Au stralia. Brother of 3002 Pte Joseph Akers, 7th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917