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AIRCRAFTMAN 2ND CLASS JACK ATKINS.

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

Service number; 1185673.

Died on Monday, October 8th 1945,

Aged 25 years.


COMMEMORATION:

Castor (St. Kyneburgha) churchyard,
Northamptonshire.

AIRCRAFTMAN 2ND CLASS JACK ATKINS.

Died October 8th 1945, aged 25 years.


Husband of M. K. Atkins, Stocks Hill, Castor, Peterborough.
Father of Ann Mary Atkins.

Aircraftman Atkins contracted dysentery in North Africa. He was invalided out of the Royal Air Force and died after the War. He was married, with one daughter. His wife worked for Major Pelham before her marriage. Jack worked as a driver for Taylor Brothers, starting there in 1937. It is thought that his wife moved to Wiltshire after his death.


Report copied from The Peterborough Standard, dated October 19th 1945.

ATKINS. _ Roehampton, October 8th, Jack Atkins, R.A.F., of Castor, 25.


His gravestone in Castor churchyard has the following inscription:

Aircraftman 2nd Class
J Atkins
Royal Air Force
8th October 1945
Aged 25
In loving memory of my dear husband Jack

Jesu lover of my soul.