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Clive Atkinson

Name on Board C Atkinson
Name on Service
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/
10th Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium
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:
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