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THE NATIONAL ROLL OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
SECTION XIII

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ATKINS, C. R. W., Private, M.G.C. He volunteered in September 1914, and in the following year was sent to the Western Front. After participating in the Battles of Ypres and the Somme, he was badly wounded at Arras in 1917, and being invalided home was sent to hospital in Northumberland. Whilst home on leave he was admitted to hospital at Lewisham, and died there on July 7th, 1918, from the effects of his wounds. He was entitled to the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
"His memory is cherished with pride."
49, Frankham Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

ATKINSON, B. J., Sapper, R.E. Volunteering in the Royal Army Veterinary Corps in April 1915, he was drafted to France three months later, and did good work in attending sick and wounded horses until transferred to the Royal Engineers. Serving in the forward areas he was engaged on important duties in connection with operations at Arras, Ypres, Passchendaele, Cambrai, and in the Retreat of 1918. Owing to illness he was invalided home in July of that year, and after treatment was discharged as medically unfit two months later. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
68, Commercial Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

ATKINSON, F., Sapper, R.E. Volunteering in April 1915, he embarked for Salonika in July of the succeeding year, and served as a shoeing smith on the Doiran, Struma, and Monastir fronts. He did valuable work until his demobilisation, which took place on his return to England in February 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
76, Malham Road, Forest Hill, S.E.23.

ATKINSON, G. C., Corporal, 16th London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles). He joined in March 1917, and in the following February crossed to the Western Front. Whilst in this theatre of war he was in action in several engagements in the German Offensive, and taking an active part in the subsequent Allied Advance was wounded near Bullecourt on August 28th, 1918. Sent to England on account of his injuries he was admitted to Whalley Hospital, Manchester, and subsequently demobilised in February 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
11, Clifton Crescent, Peckham, S.E.15.

ATKINSON, M. C., Sergt., 8th London Regt. (P.O.R.) He volunteered in August 1914, and in the following March was sent overseas. Serving with his Battalion in France and Flanders he fought in the Battles of Neuve Chapelle, Hill 60, Ypres (II and III), Loos, the Somme, Arras, Messines, and Passchendaele. He was also engaged in severe fighting in the German Offensive, and subsequent Allied Advance of 1918, and remained in this theatre of war on special duties for several months after the Armistice. Returning home for demobilisation in November 1919, he holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
11, Clifton Crescent, Peckham, S.E.15.

ATTRIDGE, A. W., Pte., 2nd and 5th Durham L.I. He volunteered in November 1915, and in the following June embarked for Salonika, where he took part in operations on the Donau and Struma fronts, entering Bulgaria, before the Armistice. After being stationed at Vienna, he saw service at Batum in South Russia, and also did good work at a prisoners of war camp during an epidemic of typhus which broke out. He contracted malaria and dysentery during his service overseas, but rejoined his unit after hospital treatment. Returning to England through Constantinople, Italy, and France, he was eventually demobilised in September 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
2, Silvester Road, East Dulwich, S.E.22.

ATTRIDGE, W. A.,L/Sergt., 1/6th West Yorks. Regt. Joining in May 1916, he embarked for the Western Front in the following October and served in several engagements until wounded in the Battle of Passchendaele. Returning to the trenches on recovery he was engaged in heavy fighting, and was gassed and taken prisoner at Kemmel Hill on April 25th, 1918. During his captivity he was made to work behind the enemy lines for several months, and was repatriated in December 1918. Demobilised in September 1919, he holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
16, Brabourn Grove, Peckham, S.E.25.

ATTWOOD, A. J., Pte., 11th Q.O. (R. West Kent R.) He volunteered in 1915, and after completing his training, was drafted to the Western Front, where he took part in much heavy fighting in the Somme and Arras sectors. He died gloriously on the Field of Battle near Bailleul on May 9th, 1917. He was entitled to the General Service and Victory Medals.
"The path of duty was the way to glory."
87, Railway Grove, New Cross, S.E.14.

ATTWOOD, D. C. (M.M.), Corporal, R.E. He volunteered in March 1915, and later in the same year was drafted overseas. Whilst in France he was engaged on important duties in connection with the operations, and was frequently in the forward areas, notably at Loos, Ypres, Vimy Ridge, the Somme, and Courtrai. He was wounded in October 1917, and was awarded the Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He holds in addition to the Military Medal the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals, and was demobilised in February 1919.
128, Blackwall Lane, Greenwich, S.E.10.

ATTWOOD, F. E., Gunner, R.G.A. He joined in July 1917, and on completion of his training proceeded overseas in March 1918. In the course of service in France he did good work with his Battery in many engagements in the German Offensive, and subsequent Allied Advance which brought the war to a close in November 1918. He was demobilised in February 2919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
17, Leathwell Road, Deptford, S.E.8.

ATTWOOD, W. P., Gunner and Driver, R.F.A. He volunteered in 1915, and underwent a period of training prior to his being drafted to the Western Front. In this seat of war he took part in many engagements, including those on the Ypres and Arras sectors, at Armentieres, Peronne. and Cambrai, and in the Advance of 1918. He was demobilised in 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
87, Railway Grove, New Cross, S.E.14.

ATWATER, A. R., Corporal, M.G.C. Volunteering in September 1914, he sailed for Gallipoli in the following year, and was in action from the first Landing at Cape Helles until the Evacuation of the Peninsula, and was wounded. In 1916, he proceeded to Egypt, and after a period of service there embarked for the Western Front, where he was in action at Beaumont-Hamel, Vimy Ridge, and Passchendaele, and was wounded for the second time in 1917. On recovery he took part in the Retreat and Advance of 1918, and returned home on the conclusion of hostilities. He was demobilised in January 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
68, Bevington Street, Bermondsey, S.E.16.

AUBREY, A., Rflmn., 12th London Regt. (Rangers). He volunteered in November 1915, and embarking for France in the following June served with his unit in the Somme Offensive. Owing to illness, he was sent home in December 1916, and on recovery returned to France five months later, and saw heavy fighting at Arras, and in the Ypres salient. He was again invalided to England on account of ill-health, and later rejoined his Battalion in the Field in March 1918, and was in action during the German Offensive. Gassed near Amiens in May 1918, he was evacuated to England, and after receiving treatment at Portsmouth Military Hospital was discharged as medically unfit in March 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
39, Clifton Crescent, Peckham, S.E.15.

AUGER, C., Gunner, R.F.A. Volunteering in April 1915, he was drafted to Salonika in the following January, and after serving in the Balkans for a year was sent home owing to illness. On recovery he proceeded to France in July 1927, and did good work with his Battery in many engagements until wounded in the Battle of Ypres in September 1917. Invalided to England he returned to the Western Front after treatment, and took part in operations in the final stages of the war. He was demobilised in April 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
31, Cornwall Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

AULT, J. J., Pte., Q.O. (Royal West Kent Regt). He volunteered in July 1915, and was sent overseas in the following year. Serving in France, he was in action in the Battles of the Somme, Arras, Ypres, Lens, Messines, and was twice wounded. In 1917, he proceeded to Italy, and served there for several months, and returned to the Western Front in 1918. He fought in several engagements, and was wounded for the third time in August of that year during the Allied Advance, which brought the war to a close. He was demobilised in March 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
99, Childeric Road, New Cross,S.E.14.

AUSTIN, A. (Mrs.), Special War Worker. Volunteering for work of National importance this lady was engaged by Messrs. Storey's, Pomeroy Street, SE., from August 1915, until September 1919. Employed on the production of munitions she carried out her duties, which called for a high degree of skill in capstan lathe work, in a thoroughly efficient and competent manner throughout the period of her service.
57, Furley St., Peckham, S.E.15.

AUSTIN, A., Bombardier, R.F.A. Mobilised from the Reserve in August 1914, he was forthwith drafted to France, and took part in the Retreat from Mons. He also fought in the Battles of the Marne, the Aisne, Ypres, and Neuve Chapelle, and was then invalided home, owing to illness. After undergoing an operation he was retained on important duties at home until February 1919, when he was demobilised. He holds the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
22, St. Aidan's Road, East Dulwich, S.E.22.

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