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William ATKIN

Regimental number3319
Place of birthWalhalla, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngine driver
AddressFimiston, Boulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Atkin, No 1 Lease, Fimiston, Boulder, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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