Percy Arthur ATKINSON

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Brisbane
Occupation
Merchant
Enlisted
17-January-1917
Place
Brisbane
Age
31
Status
Married
Service No
3248
Rank
Trooper
Unit
5th Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcements
Embarked
10-May-1917
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Egypt, Middle East
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
August 1918
Notes

Percy Atkinson arrived in Egypt in August 1917 quite unwell and spent three months being treated for asthma and bronchitis before joining his unit. He became ill again in June 1918 and in August returned 'medically unfit' to Brisbane where he was discharged in November.

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