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Herbert Sefton Akersten

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  • Service number
    18741 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Akersten AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Sefton AWMM
  • Surname
    Akersten AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Akersten AWMM
  • Service number
    18741 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Carter AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Akersten (wife), 84 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 Jul 1916 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    18741 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 26 July 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 59 or HMNZT 60 AWMM
    Vessel was Waitemata or Ulimaroa AWMM
    Private AWMM
    15th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of James and Catherine Akersten, of Nelson, New Zealand; husband of Mary A. Akersten, of 17, Grosvenor St., Grey Lynn, Auckland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    33 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 June 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. C. 188 AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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