Service Number: 46377
Battalion: 13th Battalion
Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Date of Death: 28 August 1918
Address: Aynsome Cottages, Cartmel
Cemetery: Delville Wood, Longueval; XXII. L. 6.
Location: France; Somme
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Son of Joseph and Annie Atkinson; husband of Ada Atkinson of 18 Troutbeck Bridge, Windermere.
Thomas was 33 years old and a gardener by trade on enlistment; he lived at Aynsome Cottages in Cartmel.
There are two dates of enlistment recorded on Thomas' attestation certificate, 2 December 1915 and 7 June 1916. Other military records show his reckonable service started on 7 June 1916.
A cross was laid for Thomas Edward Atkinson at Delville Wood Cemetery on 7 August 2018.
Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval XXII. L. 6.
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