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Matthew Rupert ATKINSON

Regimental number1652
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook
Address113 Albert Street, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Helen Elizabeth Atkinson, 113 Albert Street, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1652A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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