Service Number: 260487
Battalion: 7th Battalion (West. and Cumb. Yeomanry)
Regiment: Border Regiment
Date of Death: 25 March 1918
Address: Elm Lodge, Ulverston
Memorial: Arras; Bay 6.
Location: France; Pas de Calais
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Son of Anthony and Catherine Isabella Atkinson, farmers at Selside Hall, Kendal, Westmorland.
In 1911 when Herbert was 15 years old, he lived at 5 Market Place, Ulverston and worked as a watchmaker's assistant.
Herbert's probate records show his address as Elm Lodge, Ulverston. Herbert left the proceeds of his estate to his brother, William Atkinson, farmer.
Prior to his transfer to the Border Regiment, Herbert served with the Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry (regimental number 2105).
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