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Claude Albert Charles ATKINSON

Regimental number591
Place of birthCoburg, Victoria
SchoolLilydale State School, Victoria
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressWarburton Road, Lilydale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinAmy Atkinson, Warburton Road, Lillydale, Victoria
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave 12A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Robert and Amy Eva ATKINSON, Wandin, Victoria

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