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John C. Atkinson (28229)

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a soldier of the border regiment
remembered with honour

Lonsdale Battalion Roll of Honour

Full Name John C. Atkinson
Rank (highest) Private
Service Number 28229
Battalion 11th Battalion (Lonsdale)
Regiment Border Regiment
Enlisted / Commissioned Colchester / Essex
Former Unit 97th Trench Mortar Battery (28229)
Essex Regiment (33196)
Born Lexden / Essex
Nationality English
Parents Ada Atkinson
21 Colne Road / Lexden
Residence(s) Back Street / Cotehill / Cumberland
Casualty Type Commonwealth War Dead
Died 17 December 1917
Age 29
Cause of Death Killed in action
Burial Type Grave with headstone
Family inscription reads: TILL THE DAY BREAKS
Reference Number II.H.15.
Resting Place St. Julien Dressing Station Cemetery
Commemorated in perpetuity by the
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Coordinates Latitude: 50.88776 / Longitude: 2.93536
Commemorative Scroll Yes / click here


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