Son of Alfred Vernon Ackerley and Clementina Ackerley, of 17, Regent Square, Salford, Lancashire. Prior to the war he worked at Thomas Collier and Sons, High Street, Manchester.
- Surname: Ackerley
- Forename: Sydney
- Date of birth: Not known
- Birth place: Salford, Lancashire
- Place of residence: Salford, Lancashire
- Gender: Male
- Age of death: 22
- Place of death: Not known
- Date of death: March 22nd, 1918
- Casualty type: Not known
- Service medals: St / V / BW
- Silver War badge: Not known
- Awards: M.M.
- Regent Square District Memorial - Salford
- Salford Lads Club (Ordsall) - Salford
- St. Ignatius (Ordsall) C.E. Church - Salford (LOST)
- CWGC Memorial: Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France
- CWGC reference: Panel 64 to 67.