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Robert Peter ATKINSON

Regimental number4429
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
SchoolCambrian Hill State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCambrian Hill, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr J Atkinson, Cambrian Hill, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Newport Mallisor.
Enlistment date15 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave 107), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Maria ATKINSON, Cambrian Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

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