born in County Armagh. PROVISIONAL - TO BE CONFIRMED. Was the 27 year old son of Mr Joseph Atkinson, Blackwatertown, Armagh, who had enlisted prior to the war. He had only been married for a few months before being killed in action on 02/08/1944.
The town of Bayeux, in Normandy, lies 30 kilometres north-west of Caen. Bayeux War Cemetery is situated in the south-western outskirts of the town on the by-pass (D5), which is named Boulevard Fabian Ware. On the opposite side of the road stands the Bayeux Memorial.