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William Henry ATKINSON

Regimental number260
Place of birthPeak Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGayndah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ellen Atkinson, Gayndah, Queensland
Enlistment date17 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Place of burialNaves Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row B, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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