2nd Lt Herbert Atkinson, RAF

1898 Jul 4. Born Lancashire

1901 census at Lancaster

1911 census at Lancaster

1915 Jun 28 Landed in France

1917 May 14 Cadet in RAF. His home address is Sunny Lea, Slyne Rd, Lancaster. Next of Kin, his father J T Atkinson. He is to report to 10 CW at Denham

1917 Aug 30. Commissioned RFC. Posted to Obs School

1918 Jan 3. Post to France, 15 Squadron as an Observer.

1918 Apr 25. To hospital and continues in hospital or invalided

1918 Nov 26. Unfit General Duties

1918 Dec 11. Passed fit General Service

1919 Jan 9. Posted instructor in aviation

1919 Apr 15. To unemployed list

1920 Sep 21. Joined ADRIC with service no 612. Posted F Coy

1921 Apr 1 to 15 Apr on Leave

1921 Aug 12. Re-engaged

1921 Dec 9 to 22 Dec on Leave

1922 Jan 17 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Oct 23. NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us, the undersigned, Frederic Alker and Herbert Atkinson, carrying on business as Motor Body Builders and Engineers at English Martyrs' Place, Preston, in the countv of Lancaster, under the style or firm of " ALKER & ATKINSON," has been dissolved, by mutual consent, as and from the 23rd day of October, 1923. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Frederic Alker, by whom the business will in future be carried on at English Martyrs' Place, Preston aforesaid, as heretofore, under the style or firm of " F. Alker."_Dated this 26th day of October, 1923.

1929 Jan 21. Married at Lancaster to Dorothy Marguerite (Daisy) Long (1896–1962)

1934 Apr/Jun Died Lancaster - suicide