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Stephen George ATKINS

Regimental number2372
Place of birthTrafalgar, Victoria
SchoolYarram East State School, Victoria
AddressTrafalgar, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Atkins, Sunny Creek, Trafalgar, Victoria
Enlistment date3 April 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
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLijessenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row C, Grave 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Catherine ATKINS
Other details

War service: Western Front

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