Corporal 24798 10th Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers
who died on Saturday, 12/05/1917 . Age 21 .
Son of William Nelson Atkinson and Ellen Elizabeth Atkinson, of 112, Penny St., Lancaster.
ARRAS MEMORIAL, Ref: Bay 5, Pas de Calais, France

Borough of Lancaster Civic Reception H M Forces Report Form shows:
Edward Atkinson. Resided at 112 Penny Street, Lancaster. A single man. Cpl. 24798. 10th Lancashire Fusiliers. He served for (Feb – Dec) 10 months at home, and 5 months abroad. Wounded & missing since May 12th 1917.

Edward Atkinson. CPL. 24798. Lancashire Fusiliers. 10th Bn.
Born Lancaster, and enlisted Preston, Lancs.
Died 12/05/17. Killed in Action. France & Flanders.
Supp. Notes: Formerly 23611, North Lancs. Regt.
Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Atkinson Edward Corporal Lancashire Fusiliers, killed in action 12 May, 1917, age 21, educated at National school, swam for the school and also in the Lune Championship, a chorister at St Thomas Church. Youngest son of Mr & Mrs Atkinson, 112, Penny Street, Lancaster.

Source Lancaster Guardian date 20 July, 1918 page 3, no photo Code ? 88, 100 .