George William Atkinson (1892-1918)
George William Atkinson is known to have resided at 64 Church Street, Golcar.
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 WILLIAM. Able Seaman. No Tyneside Z/9371. Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. HMS Egmont, RN Depot (Port Said). Eldest son of Mrs John Atkinson, 94 West End Road, Golcar. Worked as a weaver at Messrs Ben Hall and Sons, Milnsbridge. Connected with Golcar Baptist Chapel and a member of the Young Men's Bible Class. Enlisted in the Navy in March, 1916. Accidentally drowned at sea, 8.8.1918, aged 26 years. Buried in PORT SAID WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY, EGYPT. Grave location:- Plot L, Grave 7.
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #110321)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #6102225)
Notes and References
- Royal Naval Division Service Records 1914-1920