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William ATKINS

Regimental number2672
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolClifton Hill Public School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie Pearl Atkins, Pritchard Street, Cabramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Sur-Ancre, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbaye Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary ATKINS, Hemphill Avenue, Cabramatta, New South Wales; Wife: Mrs E.S. ATKINS, Pritchard Street, Cabramatta, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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