George Atkinson (c.1884-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- ATKINSON, GEORGE. Private. No G/66870. 32nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Formerly No 31551 Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Slaithwaite. Lived 27 Chapel Street, Slaithwaite. Employed by Messrs George Cock Limited, Longfield Dyeworks, Linthwaite. Embarked for France in May, 1917. Killed instantly by a shell, 31.7.1917, aged 33 years. Buried in VOORMEZEELE ENCLOSURE 1 and 2, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row E, Grave 31.