Atkinson, William Henry (Harry) –

Son of Henry and Sarah Ann Atkinson, of 3, Markland Square, Farnworth, Lancashire, and formerly of 11, Swift Street, Farnworth, Lancashire; nephew of Mrs. Duckworth, of King Street, Farnworth Lancashire. Enlisted August 1914, aged 15. Reported missing in the Dardanelles and subsequently presumed killed. St. Gregory’s R.C. Church, Farnworth.

Personal details

  • Surname: Atkinson
  • Forename: William Henry (Harry)
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Walkden, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 17
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 10th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 6th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 14085
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 28/04/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6e*
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 05/01/1917 06/07/1917 23/11/1917 18/01/1918

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