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Edwin Robert ATKINS

Regimental number1668
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
SchoolConvent School, Bunbury, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLumper
AddressStevens Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, William Alexander Atkins, Stevens Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Alexander and Harriett Elizabeth ATKINS, Spender Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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