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Clive Atkinson

Name on Board C Atkinson
Name on Service
Records
Clive  Atkinson
Enlistment Age 25
Occupation Grocer
Place of Birth Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England
Next of Kin Edward and S A Atkinson
Address Middlesborough, Yorkshire, England
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 7/07/1915
Service No. 1820
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 8/04/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Aeneas A60
Unit on Embarkation 2nd Australian Pioneer Battalion
Date of Death 29/09/1917
Unit on Death 2nd Australian Pioneer Battalion
Rank on Death Sapper
Cause of Death Died of Wounds
Place of Wounding/
Death
10th Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium
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Additional Information

Prior to enlistment Clive Atkinson was employed at his Uncle Dr Harry Leigh Atkinson’s estate, Bendigo, Vic.
His brother was H L Atkinson, Cecil St, Williamstown (Dentist, 149 Ferguson St, Williamstown, Vic).
The Footscray Chronicle reported that Clive’s brothers:  Albert, Ivo enlisted in Australia and Vernon enlisted in England.  Sister, Beatrice Atkinson was an ambulance driver in England and his Mother was a Red Cross Nurse.

Additional References

Footscray Chronicle, Saturday 13 April, 1918, p2;
Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 10 July, p3;
Australian Dictionary of Biography; GP V 1859/60 no. 9 – Parliament of Victoria:  www.parliament.vic.gov.au/papers/govpub/VPARL1859-60No9.pdf

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