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Arthur ATKINSON

Regimental number2558
Place of birthLowick, Ulverston, England
SchoolLowick School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLand agent
AddressHastings Road, Turramurra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, E Atkinson, Turramurra, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHesbecourt, France
Date of death11 September 1918
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row G, Grave 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Dinah ATKINSON, Hoghton, Turramurra, New South Wales
Other details

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

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