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William ATKINSON

Regimental number3809
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Mooreville Road, Burnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Wm Atkinson, West Mooreville Road, Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 2 & Reinforcement 3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Other details

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

Date of death23 November 1952
Age at death62
Place of burialAtherton Cemetery, Queensland

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