John Parkin ATKINSON

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ATKINSON, John Parkin

Service Number: 2789
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 10 October 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery
Plot VIII, Row C, Grave 26 Headstone inscription – “FOR THE JOURNEY IS DONE AND THE SUMMIT ATTAINED"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2789, 14th Infantry Battalion
27 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2789, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Douglas and Emma Atkinson, of 106, Park St., St. Kilda, Victoria. Native of Kerang, Victoria, Australia.