John Hall ATKINSON

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ATKINSON, John Hall

Service Number: 812
Enlisted: 25 March 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1884
Home Town: Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Malvern Road State School, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Collector, Stove and Fittings Department Head Office - The Metropolitan Gas Company
Died: Pneumonia, At sea (HS Soudan), 24 October 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buried at sea Psnel 66
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

25 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 812, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 812, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 812, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Louise Atkinson of 10 Francis Street, Prahran, Victoria

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

He was a member of the St Kilda cricket and baseball clubs playing interstate baseball