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John Parkin ATKINSON

Regimental number2789
Place of birthKerang, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Atkinson, Kerang, Victoria
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBeachy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave 13), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Kerang Cemetery, Victoria. Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Parents: Douglas and Emma ATKINSON, 106 Park Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Other details

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

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