|NAME||Atkinson||John George Patterson
John (according to contemporary photo & memorial stone and to Robin Knight in his biography “The Extraordinary Life of Mike Cumberlege SOE”)
George (according to Gavin Don’s text)
2nd Lt or full Lt
N/A – executed Athens, Feb 1943
|UNIT||IN GREECE & AEGEAN
RASC in Greece; SOE in Antiparos
|IN GREECE & AEGEAN
Greece, Mar – Oct 1941
Antiparos, Dec 41 – Jan 42
|METHOD OF DEPARTURE
|Greece – caique from Athens after capture at Kalamata & PoW at Piraeus
Returned to Antiparos as SOE agent in submarine HMS Triumph. Captured, then sent to prison in Athens
1941 – Piraeus
1942/43 – Athens
|IN OCCUPIED EUROPE
1) HMS Triumph Association
2) Mail Online
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J G Atkinson RASC Greek Campaign
J G Atkinson SOE Greek Campaign
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