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Regimental number1820
Place of birthLinthorpe, Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
Address35 Russell Crescent, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Edmund Atkinson, 438 Lenthorp Road, Middleborough, England
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularMy son Clive was employed in one of the late Mr Harry Leigh Atkinson estates Bendigo, Victoria. He was a pioneer of Australia who died after my son had enlisted in 1915. (details from father)
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row B, Grave 3A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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