Herbert Swainson Atkinson Unknown date of birth - 3 February 1927 Key details Contribute › Service number1414 AWMM39718 AWMM Also known as Force Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMLieutenant AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMMWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Photo of gravestone provided by Paul F. Baker. - No known co … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHerbert Swainson AWMM SurnameAtkinson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number1414 AWMM39718 AWMM GenderMale AWMM 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 enlistmentSouth Africa AWMMClerk AWMMWW1 AWMMFarmer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMr A. Atkinson (father)St Stephens AvenueParnellAucklandNew Zealand AWMMMrs Margaret Atkinson (mother)Saint Stephen's AvenueParnellAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMMWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns Force Service number1414 AWMM39718 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentSouth Africa AWMMUnknown AWMMWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentSouth Africa AWMMWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsSouth Africa AWMM31 March 1900 AWMMLytteltonChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMMWW1 AWMM26 April 1917 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM26 Apr 1917-19 July 1917 AWMMHMNZT 83 AWMMPlymouthDevonEnglandCape of Good HopeCape ProvinceRepublic of South Africa AWMMPort of CallDepart - 26 Apr 1917Arrival - 19 Jul 1917 AWMM Embarkation bodySouth Africa AWMM31 March 1900 AWMMNew Zealand Contingent AWMM4th Contingent, 8 Company AWMMGymeric AWMMPrivate AWMMWW1 AWMM26 April 1917 AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) AWMMHeadquarters, Ships' Adjutants AWMMss Tofua AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMLieutenant AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Age at death48 AWMM Date of death3 February 1927 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Death notesAuckland New Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery namePurewa Cemetery and CrematoriumMeadowbankAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Grave referenceBlock E Row 33 Plot 040 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Herbert Swainson Atkinson by laying a poppy. Henry Robert Atkinson Herbert Preston Atkinson Herbert Swainson Atkinson Herman Theodore Atkinson Hubert Hattersley Atkinson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Herbert Swainson Atkinson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksPurewa Cemetery and Crematorium recordshttp://www.purewa.co.nz/search.aspSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20518435Archives NZOther military personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7880634Archives NZNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) Warhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introductionFurther Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM62: 3 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.