|Place of birth||Wimslow, Cheshire, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||22|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Ayr PO, Ayr, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||James Atkinson, 11 Blackfriars Road, Manchester, England|
|Previous military service||Served in the 77th Manchester Yeomanry, South Africa (Boer War).|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, G Company|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||47th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||35|
|Place of burial||Pozieres British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave 6), Ovillers-la-Boiselle, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James Hordern and Charlotte Mary ATKINSON, Greypoint, West Worthing, Sussex, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.
Wounded in action, 2 November 1915 (shrapnel wound, right leg); admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 4 November 1915; to HS 'Galeka', 5 November 1915; transferred to Alexandria, 9 November 1915, and admitted to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo; transferred to A&NZ Convalescent Depot, Helouan, 11 December 1915; to Overseas Base, Ghezireh, 28 December 1915; rejoined unit, Tel el Kebir, 21 January 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance Hospital, Serapeum, 12 February 1916 (mumps); discharged to duty, 19 February 1916; rejoined Bn, Habeita, 19 February 1916.
Transferred to 47th Bn, 23 April 1916; joined Bn, Serapeum, 29 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
Found guilty, 25 August 1916, of being absent without leave from 7 am, 21 August, to 6 am, 22 August 1916: awarded 120 hours' Field Punishment no 2, and forfeited 2 days' pay under Royal Warrant; total forfeiture: 7 days' pay.
Killed in action, 31 August 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ATKINSON Sydney|