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William Richard Ackins

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  • Service number
    • South African 9484 AWMM
    • South African SA9484 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Aekins AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Studio portrait of the Aekins family: Leonard Aekins (s/n 10/3167), Percy Aekins, Kenneth Aekins (s/n 1/321), Margaret Aekins (belived to be the mother of the five Aekin boys, Hector	 Aekins (s/n 41212), and William Aekins (s/n 9484, Boer war)

Studio portrait of the Aekins family: Leonard Aekins (s/n 10/3167), Percy Aekins, Kenneth Aekins (s/ …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Ackins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Aekins AWMM
  • Service number
    • South African 9484 AWMM
    • South African SA9484 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 September 1882 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • South African 9484 AWMM
    • South African SA9484 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Clerk/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    DunedinOtago Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named Robert James Aekins. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 August 1931 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 49 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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