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James ATKINSON

Regimental number1503
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolPrinces St Port Melbourne State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNewport PO, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, Mrs J W Cameron, Newport PO, Victoria
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death43
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave 240), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Family/military connectionsSon-in-law: 2101 Pte Frederick Augustus ATKINS, 24th Bn, killed in action, 31 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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