Private Lawrence Bertram Atkinson

Private Lawrence Bertram Atkinson

Army Number: 10442

Battalion : 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Arnold, Nottinghamshire. Son of James and Elizabeth Atkinson, of Morris Yard, Front Street, Arnold. Was a general labourer. Enlisted at Nottingham 16th September 1907. He suffered a shrapnel wound to his throat on 23rd October 1914. Killed in action, 12th March 1915, aged 26, during the German counterattack at Neuve Chapelle, France.

Commemorated Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 26 and 27

Le Touret Memorial, France.

Private Lawrence Bertram Atkinson is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Arnot Hill Park War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary’s Church War Memorial, Arnold, Nottinghamshire.