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Errol Richard ATKINSON

Regimental number1670
Place of birthAngaston, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressAngaston, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hilda Delia Atkinson, Truro, South Australia
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row G, Grave 9A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Thomas and Kezia ATKINSON, Angaston, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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