The AIF Project

John Lewis ATKINSON

Regimental number30428
Place of birthBallan, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGlenrowan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J A Atkinson, Glenrowan, Victoria
Enlistment date20 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 22
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 February 1949
Age at death54
Place of burialNarrandera Cemetery, New South Wales

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