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James Alfred ATKINS

Regimental number2783
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMoulder
Address103 Evans Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Atkins, 103 Evans Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry
Enlistment date4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Field Ambulance, C Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship members of this unit sailed on. Two ships left from Sydney: the 'Ajana' on 31 May 1915 carrying three officers and 98 men and the 'Ceramic' on 25 June 1915 carrying three officers and 129 men.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 May 1983

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