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Edgar Lewis Ackers

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Invercargill Cenotaph - No known copyright restrictions
Invercargill Cenotaph - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edgar Lewis AWMM
  • Surname
    Ackers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/655 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    O. Ackers (father), Tuatapere P.O., Waiau, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/655 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
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edgar Ackers was the son of Oliver and Rebecca Jane Ackers, of Tuatapere, Southland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Invercargill Cenotaph, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Rai Valley War Memorial, State Highway 6, Rai Valley AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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