Regimental number1911
Place of birthIpswich England
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Frederick Charles Atkinson, 14 Clovelly Road, Hornsby North London, England
Enlistment date12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Exceptional bravery and coolness in rescuing wounded at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 27 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919