It has been difficult to establish an association with Abbots Langley for this man. Milton Atkinson was first recorded in the Abbots Langley Parish Magazine Roll of Honour in July 1916, where he was shown serving with the Royal Navy Air Service. However by January 1918 he was no longer recorded in the Roll of Honour.
Milton does appear in the Autumn 1918 and 1919 and Spring 1919 Absent Voter Lists. In each of the Lists he was recorded with the rank Leading Mechanic, with the Royal Navy Airship Station at Auldbar in Scotland. Auldbar, near to Montrose, on the east coast of Scotland, was a sub-station for the main airship base at Longside, near Peterhead. It was used to moor airships if they were unable to return to the main base due to bad weather.
In each of the Absent Voter Lists Milton Atkinson gave Abbots Road, Abbots Langley as his home address, however he does not appear in any of the local records, other than for that short period in the Parish Magazine Roll of Honour lists.
Milton Atkinson survived the War.