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William Ernest ATKINSON

Regimental number5144
Place of birthManchester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStorekeeper
AddressCanberra, Balfour Street, Kogarah, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs J E Piercy, 14 Lynton Street, Platt Lane, Rusholme Manchester, England
Enlistment date26 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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