Atkinson, John –

Son of John Atkinson, of 5, Alpine Terrace, Kearsley, Lancashire. Brother of Thomas Atkinson who served as a Sapper in the Canadian Railway Troops.

Personal details

  • Surname: Atkinson
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: April 2nd, 1897
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Kearsley, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 21
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 8th, 1918
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st Royal Marine Battalion.
  • Service number: PO/2835 (S)
  • Regiment: Royal Marine Light Infantry
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 25/10/1918 27/12/1918

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