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Frederick William Atkins

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Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John Halpin 2012, CC BY John Halpin 2012

Mangere District War Memorial, 23 Domain Rd, Mangere Bridge, Auckland 2022. Image provided by John H …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick William AWMM
  • Surname
    Atkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    66588 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 October 1919 Mangere Historical Society
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. Atkins (father), Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    66588 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 foot 4 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Sandy AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Hazel AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Josephine; father of Robyn and Lyall.

    Memorial service held at Mt Roskill RSA

    Son of Kathleen Maude and Arnold Eustace Atkins (Source: Mangere Historical Society)

    Attended Mangere Bridge School (Source: Mangere Historical Society) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 August 2008 AWMM
    Age 88 AWMM
    Three KingsAuckland City AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 2 August 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Mangere Memorial Hall, Domain Road, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Frederick William Atkins by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of Frederick William Atkins

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  • Fred. Lyall, Dianne,Nick and Simon remember you today with love.
    Public - Dianne - Other relative - 25 April 2021
    Report 
  • LEST WE FORGET
    Public - Robyn - Child - 25 April 2021
    Report 
  • Dear Dad you will never be forgotten
    Public - Robyn - Sibling - 25 April 2018
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Mangere Historical Society: This record was kindly researched by the Mangere Historical Society. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 12 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 2 August 2008 AWMM

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25 April 2021DianneAuckland NZOther relative
25 April 2021RobynCanterburyChild

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