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Abram Ackroyd

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Abram AWMM
  • Surname
    Ackroyd AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 62221 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 April 1888 Military personnel file Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Ackroyd (father), Rose Cottage Farm, Wilsden, Bradford, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 62221 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. J. Ackroyd, of Rose Cottage Farm, Wilsden, Bradford, England. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 August 1918 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM IV. C. 30. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I'm Abram's cousin's great grandson, we only found out about Abram emigrating from Wilsden to NZ in the last year, and we've since visited his grave in France.
    Public - Alex - Direct descendant - 15 July 2016

Sources

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15 July 2016AlexDublin, IrelandDirect descendant
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