Ackerley, Harold –

Son of Alfred Vernon Ackerley and Clementina Ackerley, of 17, Regent Square, Salford, Lancashire. Death reported in Salford Reporter as due to accidentlly shooting himself in both legs whilst handling his rifle during cleaning. He was taken to the field hospital but died shortly after.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ackerley
  • Forename: Harold
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Salford, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Salford, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 24
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: December 24th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 10th (1st Rhondda) (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 291564
  • Regiment: Welsh [Welch] Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Salford Advertiser/Salford Reporter entries: 05/01/1918

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