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John Gordon ATKINS

Regimental number8735
Place of birthBlampied, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBlampied, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Henry Atkins, Blampied, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 3 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 3 May 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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