Atkinson, Richard Bert

Personal Details

First nameRichard
Middle nameBert
Date of birth23/04/1920
Place of birthAramac, Qld
Date of death29/04/2011


Son of Richard Bert Atkinson & Eva Elizabeth Egan m.20/11/1919

Brother of –
Noel Desmond b.18/06/1918
Lorraine Elizabeth [Cowan] b.01/09/1921
Cyril John b.15/04/1923
Maureen Sharon Olive [Comino] b.05/02/1939

Husband of Gertrude Schultz
Father of Dennis & Gregory

Richard’s place of death St. George Hospital Kogarah.

Gertrude Freda Atkinson wife of Richard Bert Atkinson
Date of birth 08.01.1921 Date of Death 25.11.2007. Place of death Pacific Heights Nursing Home Sylvania.
[Source: Dennis Atkinson.]

School Records

Muttaburra State School
Start Date1926

War Records


ServiceRoyal Australian Air Force
Service number25023
Date of enlistment26/04/1940
Locality of enlistmentDuaringa, Qld
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Qld
Next of kinGertrude Atkinson
Date of discharge28/08/1945
Posting at dischargeRAAF Command Headquarters
RankLeading Aircraftman