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Person Details
West Stockwith
Reuben was born at West Stockwith in 1896,the son of George Robert a checmical works labourer and Susannah Atkinson (nee Petrie) He had 5 siblings George born 1888,Edwin born 1892,Florence born 1897,Elsie born 1902 and Clarence born 1909. In the 1911 census the family are living at Pump Yard, West Stockwith Reuben is 14 years of age and an office boy at the local copper works. Following his sons death George was living at 5 Torr Street, Gainsborough
He was employed at the local chemical works as an office boy .
19 Nov 1916
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19058
Private
8th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
He enlisted at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire and served with the 8th battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. he was killed in action on 19th November 1916.His name is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial on the Somme
Information on Reuben Atkinson has been provided courtesy of the Misterton and West Stockwith History Group
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    Reuben Atkinson - Photo provided courtesy of The War Graves Photographic Project www.twgpp.org
  • Photo shows the Thiepval Memorial, the Somme upon which Reuben Atkinson's name is commemorated
    Reuben Atkinson - Photo shows the Thiepval Memorial, the Somme upon which Reuben Atkinson's name is commemorated