James ATKINSON

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ATKINSON, James

Service Number: 1503
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Melbourne, Victoria, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Princes St Port Melbourne State School, Victoria
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Egypt, 11 May 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Cairo War Memorial Cemetery Row B, Grave 240
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1503, 3rd Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1503, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography

Died in Ghezireh Palace Hospital, Egypt

Husband of Lily Atkinson

Brother of Mrs J W Cameron, Newport PO, Victoria.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal