312581 SQMS Arthur Michael Atkins 5th Lancers

1881 Apr/Jun Born Hornsey, Middlesex (Arthur Montrose Atkins)

1891 census 3, Blackstock Road, Hornsey appears to be him

1898 Mar 14. Attested to RGA Militia. He is a confectioner

1898 Jun 1. Transfers to 5th Lancers as a regular

1901 With 5th Lancers in Boer War. The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Orange Free State, Transvaal, Natal, South Africa 1901

1903 Nov 21. Married Emma Alice Crackling at Colchester

1911 census at 30 Bishopthorpe Road York

1914 Sep 7 Attested at York. He was a confectioner

1918 Mar 23. Captured Atkins, Arthur Michael 10748, Sergeant 5th Lancers. Repatriated 19th January 1919, captive in Germany. Arthur Atkins was a married man from the Conservative Club, Holgate Road. Leave expires 17th March 1919.

1920 Dec 11 Died, drowned in River Corrib, Galway. The body was not found till 20 Jan 1921.

Buried Bohermore, Galway

British soldiers died in Ireland