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AtkinsonAlfredSergeantATKINSON, ALFRED, Sergeant, was horn at Leeds, the son of Farrier Major James Atkinson, H Battery, 4th Brigade, Royal Artillery (who is said to have been one of the party who captured the original cannon from which the Victoria Cross was cast).  He rejoined the Colours from the Reserve at the outbreak of the South African Campaign in 1899-1902, and five months before his death in the heroic service recorded below.  Besides the Victoria Cross (which was given to his father in accordance with the regulation of 8 August 1902), Sergeant Alfred Atkinson was entitled to the Queen's Medal with clasps for Kimberley (Relief) and Paardeberg, where he fell.  His Victoria Cross was gazetted 8 August 1902: 'A Atkinson, No 3264, Sergeant, 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment.  Date of Act of Bravery: 18 February 1900.  During the Battle of Paardeberg, 18 February 1900, Sergeant A Atkinson, 1st Battalion Yorkshire Regiment, went out seven times, under heavy and close fire, to obtain water for the wounded.  At the seventh attempt he was wounded in the head, and died a few days afterwards'. 
Source: VC recipients (VC and DSO book)
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
AtkinsonAlfred2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
AtkinsonAlfred39491PrivateSource: QSA Medal RollsImperial Yeomanry
AtkinsonArthur3134Trooper1st Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
AtkinsonArthur1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
AtkinsonBSource: WO100/146No 10 Mountain Battery, RGA
AtkinsonBSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNo 10 Mountain Battery, RGA
AtkinsonBSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls39th Battery, RFA
AtkinsonBertramSource: WO100/146No 10 Mountain Battery, RGA
AtkinsonBertramSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsNo 10 Mountain Battery, RGA
AtkinsonBertram Edward26036PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls51st Company, 12th Btn, IY
AtkinsonCSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouthern Rhodesian Volunteers
AtkinsonCSource: QSA and KSA medal rolls5th Battery, RFA
AtkinsonC196GunnerServed 30 Sep 99 to 31 May 02.
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Natal Field Artillery
AtkinsonC1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Highland Light Infantry
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