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Atkinson, I., Spr., 1942

Photo: Brian Chandler

Photo: Brian Chandler

In Newcastle upon Tyne (Byker & Heaton) Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of:

2058453 Sapper
I. Atkinson
Royal Engineers
23rd October 1942 age 22

His glorious youth he gave.
May we be always worthy
of his sacrifice.

In the cemetery is a family headstone which reads:

In loving memory of
our dear son
Isaac Atkinson
who died 23rd Oct. 1942 aged 22 years.
Also John James Carney
stepfather of the above
who died 31st Aug. 1952 aged 58 years
Also John
dearly beloved husband of
Mary and dear son of
Mary and John
dear father of Robert and Stephen
2nd May ?? aged 52 years.

The CWGC entry for Sapper Atkinson

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk