Atkinson, William Rushton –

Husband of Mary Louisa Atkinson (nee Greenhalgh), of 73, Merehall Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Reported missing, later reported wounded and Prisoner of War at Hanover, Germany.

Personal details

  • Surname: Atkinson
  • Forename: William Rushton
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Lance Sergeant
  • Unit: 2nd/6th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 235001
  • Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: December 7th, 1915 - 1915-12-07
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: V / BW
  • Silver War badge: B201589
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 07/06/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6e

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