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William ATKINSON

Regimental number1000
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressTaringa, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs M Atkinson, Taringa, Queensland
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Marked initiative and devotion to duty in re-organising bombing teams under heavy fire. (Near Le Barque 24-26 February 1917).
Recommendation date: 10 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918

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