|Full name||Ernest John Atkins|
|Date of birth||19 December 1916|
|Place of birth||Toorak, Victoria|
|Date of death||1 March 1942(aged 25)|
|Place of death||Sunda Strait, off Java|
|Original team||Old Melburnians|
|Height/Weight||184 cm / 89 kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1940 season.
Ernest John "Jack" Atkins (19 December 1916 – 1 March 1942) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL). His father, Ernie, played VFL football for University. He was an able seaman on HMAS Perth during World War II when it was hit by a Japanese torpedo.
- Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
- Jack Atkins's statistics from AFL Tables