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William ATKINSON

Regimental number4655
Date of birth14 August 1882
Place of birthPreston England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRetired
AddressGeorge Street, Thebarton, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Jane Atkinson, 5 Nevitt Street, Preston, Lancashire, England
Previous military servicePreviously served
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Date of death1 April 1961
Age at death78
Place of burialCheltenham Memorial Park Cemetery

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