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2719213   Corporal Frederick William Atkinson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/01/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 25/03/1917
Died: 02/08/1944 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
Frederick Atkinson was the second son of Joseph and Margaret Atkinson. He was born on 25th March 1917. He was one of at least four children, all born in the Armagh area. Frederick enlisted prior to the outbreak of World War Two. Corporal Frederick Atkinson was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Irish Guards when he was killed in action at Normandy on 25th August 1944. Frederick had only been married for a few months before being killed.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bayeux War Cemetery
  Bayeux, Calvados, 4
Grave Ref: Grave XXVI-E-4
CWGC Casualty 2955300
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.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Moy War Memorial - WWII Moy
References and Links
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1 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of F W Atkinson's gravestone can be purchased here
2 WW2 Guards in Bayeau Cemetery Various photos of F W Atkinson Grave. Photo by Peter 'Micky' Campbell
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023