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John James ATKINSON

Regimental number495
Place of birthHeswall Cheshire, England
SchoolChurch of England School, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs J J Atkinson, 13 Priory Road, Everton, Liverpool, England
Enlistment date24 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 June 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row F, Grave 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Martha Ellen ATKINSON, 13 Priory Road, Everton, Liverpool, England
Other details

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

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