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Reginald Stanley ATKINS

Regimental number7436
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressBallast Point Road, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Atkins, Ballast Point Road, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


For conspicuous bravery in extinguishing fires in gunpits and dumps under heavy fire, near the Menin Road.
Recommendation date: 22 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 9
Date: 24 January 1918

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