Army Number : 3709
Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.
Born at Nottingham. Son of James and Elizabeth Atkin, of 2 Warren Court, Old Street, St. Anne's Nottingham. He was a lace factory hand prior to enlisting at Nottingham 6th January 1914. He went to France 11th December 1914 and was killed in action, 11th March 1915, on the attack on Neuve Chapelle, France.
Buried/Commemorated : Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 26 and 27.
His brother Private George Atkin 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.