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Herbert Sefton Akersten

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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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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  • Birth
    22 May 1884 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Nelson Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 12 December 2018 - Military File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Akersten (wife), 84 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 July 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    18741 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Carter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • 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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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
    • Remembered at his birth place of Nelson - on the World War 1 'Wall of Remembrance' - at Founders Park, Nelson City - and also on the ANZAC Park War Memorial - at ANZAC Park, Nelson City. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 12 December 2018 - Nelson Wall of Remembrance Researcher.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM III. C. 188 AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Nelson Cenotaph, Anzac Park, Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 30 October 2018 - on site

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Sources

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12 December 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher