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Atkinson, W., Pte., 1916
On the Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France, is the name of 23/805 Private Walter Atkinson, serving with the 23rd (Tyneside Scottish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers, who died 01/07/1916.

Morpeth Herald 27/04/1917 carries a brief obituary:

Private Walter Atkinson, N.F., of Bowes Street, Blyth, missing since July 1st, is now reported killed.

He is remembered in Blyth on B42.24 and B42.34


The CWGC entry for Private Atkinson

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