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George ATKINS

Regimental number2371
Place of birthTrafalgar, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressTrafalgar, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Atkins, Sunny Creek, Trafalgar, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death15 September 1966

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