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Gibert William ATKINSON

Regimental number2367
Place of birthCarlisle, Cumberland, England
SchoolCastle-Carrock School, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address32 Clifton Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinCousin, Mr Walter Ronald Eckersley, 32 Clifton Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 20 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jane Tailford ATKINSON, Manor Cottages, Noctorum, Birkenhead, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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