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Albert ATKINS

Regimental number2779
Place of birthPingelly, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWickepin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, William Atkins, Pingelly, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2779B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3800 Pte Frederick James ATKINS, 52nd Bn, killed in action, 14 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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