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Ernest Walter ATKINSON

Regimental number5294
Place of birthSomerset, England
SchoolSomerton Grammar School, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
Address'Ayrcourt', Crescent Street, McMahons Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Vale House, Somerton, Somerset, England
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialPasschendaele New British Cemetery (Plot XIV, Row C, Grave 16), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and the late Grace Ann ATKINSON, Broad Street, Somerton, Somerset, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

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