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Corporal Frank Atkins

 
 

Harrogate Herald - 2nd August 1916

Roll of Honour

Mrs Atkins received information from the War Office on Saturday morning that her son, Corporal F Atkins, West Yorkshire Regiment, had been killed in action on July 1st. he had only been at the Front seven weeks, and prior to enlisting was a caddie at the Harrogate Golf Club. His brother, Lance Corporal J Atkins, was shot through both cheeks some time ago, but has recovered, and is nearly fit for service again. He is at York.

 

SDGW

1/4th Battalion, Princss Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment)

2653 Private Frank Atkins

Born : Hyde Heath, Bucks

Enlisted : Reading

Residence : Hyde Heath

Died : 24th July 1916

Died of wounds

France and Flanders

[NOTE : This is not yet a positive, but is the only one that seems to match]

 

CWGC

In Memory of

F ATKINS

Private 2653 1st/4th Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment who died on Monday, 24th July 1916.

Commemorative Information

Cemetery:

WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme, France

Grave Reference/Panel Number:  V. C. 33.

 

 

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