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Sapper 155861 William Arthur Atkins

Royal Engineers, 173rd Tunnelling Company. Previously 8th Batallion Royal Berkshire Regiment
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 5th July 1916, aged 23

  • Buried: St Patrick's Cemetery, Loos, France. Grave III.A.22
  • Awarded: 1914 Star, British War and Victory Medals
  • Husband of Elsie May Atkins [nee Lakin]. Married at Hurley Church 14 Feb 1915
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Hurley

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  • Born in c1893 Brownhills, Staffordshire
  • Lived at Wood End Hurley [1914]
  • Enlisted 3 Sep 1914 in Birmingham
  • Transferred to Royal Engineers 23 Feb 1916

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