Diamond War Memorial Project

Private John Mercier (Jack) Atkinson

2nd Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Number 17000
Born: ---- Died: 1916-07-10 Aged: 26 Enlisted: Liverpool

Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

Husband of Mrs Atkinson, 55, Fountain Street, Londonderry.

Private Atkinson enlisted in the Inniskilling Fusiliers on the outbreak of the Great War. At the time of his death, one of his brothers and two brothers-in-law were serving with the colours, and one of the latter had been missing since July 1, 1916.