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 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentContractor AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMSheffieldCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Atkinson (mother)SheffieldCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number2574 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentUnknown AWMM Age on enlistment 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 Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankTrooper AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 5th Contingent (New Zealand Imperial Bushmen) AWMM 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 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 Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameLeeuwfontein Farm (about 5 miles south of drift)PaardebergOrange Free StateSouth Africa AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameRanfurly Veterans' Home539 Mount Albert RoadThree KingsAucklandNew Zealand AWMMAuckland War Memorial MuseumSouth African War Memorial 1899 - 1902 AWMM Memorial reference Obituary 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.