Robert Peter ATKINSON


ATKINSON, Robert Peter

Service Number: 4429
Enlisted: 15 October 1915, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 58th Infantry Battalion
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Cambrian Hill State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 14 July 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Plot 1, Row K, GRave 107 Rev. F.P. Williams officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

15 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
28 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4429, 8th Infantry Battalion
28 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4429, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
14 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4429, 58th Infantry Battalion
28 Jan 1928: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT A32 Themistocles from Melbourne
Date unknown: Involvement 58th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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58 Batallion

Rank - Private

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Grave inscription requested;

In a grave in France our

sad thoughts roam to where

our boys sleep, far from home.


Son of Robert and Maria Atkinson, of Cambrian Hill, Victoria, Australia