Herbert Bertice Acker

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 3 November 1894, Tuatapere, Southland, New Zealand
  • Died 31 December 1969
  • Last rank Trooper/Lance Corporal
  • Service number 35779
  • Served In 22nd Reinforcements, Mounted Rifles Brigade, Machine-gun Section, New Zealand Expeditionary Force
  • Next of Kin Mr Oliver Acker (father) Tuatapere, Waiau, Southland, New Zealand
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer
  • ReligionChurch of England (Anglican)
  • Enlisted20 September 1916
  • Embarkationaboard Moeraki, departed 15 February 1917, Wellington, New Zealand, disembarked 8 April 1917, Suez, Egypt.
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian E.F. 1917-1919.
  • Periods of service176 days in New Zealand and two years 179 days overseas. Total service of two years and 355 days
  • Returned to New Zealandaboard Ulimaroa, 12 August 1919
  • Discharged9 September 1919
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal
Notes

Medals were sent to Mr Oliver Acker.

Profile photo credit: Iain Davidson collection via The Onward Project