WILLIAM HENRY ATKINS

Born: 1886, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.

Died: 2nd April 1917; age 31.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 265455

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd/6th Battalion.

Formerly 2475, Suffolk Cyclist.

 

Grave Reference:

North of main path,

All Saints Churchyard Extension,

Wetheringsett cum Brockford,

Suffolk.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William & Susanna Atkins, of The Red House, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

1891   Blacksmith Corner, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.

William was 5 years old and living with his parents & brother.

William Atkins, 36, a Wheelwright & Blacksmith, born Westhorpe, Suffolk.

Susanna Atkins (nee Crowe), 35, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

Francis John Atkins, 8, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

1901   5, Priory Place, Friars Street, Ipswich.

William was 15 years old, an Engineer Clerk. He and his brother, Francis, were lodging at the boarding house of Phoebe & Elizabeth Curtis.

1911   5, Priory Place, Friars Street, Ipswich.

William was 25 years old, a Clerk to Agricultural Engineers. He and his brother, Francis, were lodging at the boarding house of Elizabeth Curtis.

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