Atkinson John James Pte 4456271

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Name Atkinson John James
Army number 4456271
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1906/07.
Age 33
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but probably Spring 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION - B.E.F. 20/5/40, Serial No. 589 dated 10/12/44 while with 1st Tyneside Scottish.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Son of Joseph and Ellen Atkinson, Husband of Martha Atkinson, Deckham, Gateshead. Commemorated Column 91, DUNKIRK MEMORIAL.
Source table 1TS

Dunkirk Memorial