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Arthur Bernard Atkins

Date of birth:06 April 1918
Date of death:25 May 1941
Place of birth:Gisborne, New Zealand
Awards:1939 - 45 Star; Africa Star; War Medal 1939 45; NZ War Medal
Occupation:Labourer Freezing Works (unemployed)
Last known residence:Rushbrook Manakau, Horowhenua.
Cause of death:Killed in action
Place of death:Crete
Buried where:Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete. 6. D. 2
Spouses name:Unmarried
Fathers name:Francis Atkins
Mothers name:Julia Harriet (née Williams)
Theatres of war:Egypt and Crete
War memorial:Manakau
Place enlisted:Palmerston North
Christian names:Arthur Bernard
School:Gisborne High School and Nelson College
Wars:WW 11
Service number:14732
Religion:Church of England
Date enlisted:12 July 1940
Final rank:Private
Regiment or service:20th Bn New Zealand Infantry
User reference:3.275