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John Miles ATKINSON

Regimental number3693
Place of birthFoster, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBushy Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J G Atkinson, Bushy Park, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

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

Date of death24 January 1962
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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