Robert ATKINSON

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ATKINSON, Robert

Service Number: 358
Enlisted: 17 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: East Greta, New South Wales, Australia , 26 November 1895
Home Town: Weston, Cessnock, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Passchendaele, Belgium, 12 October 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

17 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 358, 34th Infantry Battalion
2 May 1916: Involvement Private, 34th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
2 May 1916: Embarked Private, 34th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
12 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 358, 34th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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