Roll of Honour Ernest John Atkins

Service number PM2929
Rank Able Seaman
Unit HMAS Perth
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 01 March 1942
Place of Death Sunda Strait, Netherlands East Indies
Cause of Death Killed in action
Cemetery or Memorial Details Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Source AWM146 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

Ernest John Atkins's name is located at panel 5 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Ernest John Atkins's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Mon 12 November 2018 at 2:57am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.