Herbert Joseph ATKINS

ATKINS, Herbert Joseph

Service Number: 1107
Enlisted: 29 September 1914, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Collingwood, Yarra - Victoria, Australia, 1881
Home Town: Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Orchardist
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 8 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kangaroo Ground Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

29 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1107, 8th Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Vic.
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 1107, 8th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Themistocles embarkation_ship_number: A32 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 1107, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
8 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, 1107, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1107 awm_unit: 7 Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1915-08-08

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

Son of Joseph and the late Mrs. Atkins of Queenstown, Vic.

He served under the alias of Herbert John.