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Tasman ATKIN

Regimental number207
Place of birthMartin, Lincolnshire, England
Place of birthMartin, Lincs, England
SchoolMartin National School, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
Addressc/o W Fixter, Boisdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinW Fixter, Boisdale, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Place of death or woundingEgypt
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave 72), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James William Baker ATKIN and Annie ATKIN, Church End, West Walton, Wisbech, England

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