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Eustace Zanetti Akers


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eustace Zanetti AWMM
  • Surname
    Akers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 52517 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    NelsonTasman Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Fannie Akers, 33 North Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 August 1918 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    England AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 52517 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 12 August 1918 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 31 AWMM
    Fire insurance agent/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    ChicagoIllinois Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      115 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Enlisted Chicago, 12 August 1918, allotted Regimental No 52517, and allotted to General Service Reinforcements.
    Embarked Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 September 1918; disembarked Tilbury, England, 25 September 1918.
    Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 27 September 1918.
    Allotted to Reinforcements of 5th Bn, 3 October 1918.
    Embarked for USA from Liverpool on board SS 'Caronia', 9 August 1919; discharged, USA, 24 August 1919.
    Medal: British War Medal AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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