Flight Sergeant (Observer)ATKINSON, WILLIAM HUNTER

Service Number 524024

Died 19/10/1941

Aged 25

23 Sqdn.
Royal Air Force

Son of Andrew Cosser Mather Atkinson and Louisa Atkinson, of Primrose, Jarrow. His brothers, George and James also died on service.

Inscription

HIS BROTHER GEORGE, R.A.F. WAS KILLED 16.8.1940, AGE 26 AND JAMES, MERCHANT NAVY, LOST AT SEA 17.3.1942, AGE 22

Buried at JARROW CEMETERY

Location: Durham, United Kingdom
Number of casualties: 102

Cemetery/memorial reference: Sec. 9, Grave 167.


Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.