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.
1/4th Battalion, Princss Charlotte of Wales's (Royal
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]
In Memory of
Private 2653 1st/4th Bn., Royal Berkshire Regiment
who died on Monday, 24th July 1916.
WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, Somme,
Grave Reference/Panel Number: V. C. 33.