James Hattersley Atkinson Unknown date of birth - 29 April 1901 Key details Contribute › Service number2574 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeTrooper AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 5th Contingent (New Zealand Imperial Bushmen) AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 1st - 7th C … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames Hattersley AWMM SurnameAtkinson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number2574 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentContractor AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMSheffieldCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Atkinson (mother)SheffieldCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number2574 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentUnknown AWMM Age on enlistment Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPre WW1 AWMM31 March 1900 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyPre WW1 AWMM31 March 1900 AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 5th Contingent (New Zealand Imperial Bushmen) AWMM14 Company, C Squadron, New Zealand Mounted Rifles AWMMMaori AWMMTrooper AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankTrooper AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 5th Contingent (New Zealand Imperial Bushmen) AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Atkinson was buried near Paardeburg, O.R.C., under trees in garden of Leeuwfontein Farm, about 5 miles south of drift. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death29 April 1901 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathPaardebergOrange Free StateSouth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesPaardebergOrange Free StateSouth Africa AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameLeeuwfontein Farm (about 5 miles south of drift)PaardebergOrange Free StateSouth Africa AWMM Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRanfurly Veterans' Home539 Mount Albert RoadThree KingsAucklandNew Zealand AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumSouth African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember James Hattersley Atkinson by laying a poppy. James Atkinson James Atkinson James Hattersley Atkinson James Nicholson Atkinson John Atkinson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Hattersley Atkinson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) Warhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introductionFurther Reference DocumentsStowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMMPerham, F. (1959). The Kimberley Flying Column : being reminiscences of service in the South African War of 1899-1903. Timaru, N.Z.: Printers and Publishers. AWMMPerham, Frank. 'The Kimberley Flying Column : being reminiscences of service in the South African War of 1899-1903', Printers and Publishers, Timaru, 1959. (DT 932 Per) AWMMStowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMMAppendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMMAppendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand, 1900. H - 6A, p. 9. AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.