Atkinson, Benjamin –

Son of the late Samuel and Emma Helena Atkinson; brother of Harry Atkinson. Of 31, Gibbon Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company as an Engine Cleaner at Bolton.

Personal details

  • Surname: Atkinson
  • Forename: Benjamin
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 24
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: July 7th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 9th (Service) Battalion.
  • Service number: 16008
  • Regiment: Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 04/08/1916 04/08/1916 29/12/1916 06/07/1917 12/07/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5g 8e* S15* 4h 6f

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