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Forename(s): John Edmund
Place of Birth: Keighley, Yorkshire
Service No: 12126
Regiment / Corps / Service: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 8th (Service) Battalion
Division: 11th (Northern) Division
Date of Death: 1915-08-21
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 118 to 120.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: HELLES MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
John Edmund Robinson (born 22 September 1890) was the son of Robert Arthur and Ellen Robinson, née Binks. Robert was born at Keighley, Yorkshire and Ellen at Southwark, Surrey.
1891 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 4, Ash Street - John E. Robinson, aged 6 months, born Keighley, son of Robert A. and Ellen Robinson.
1901 Keighley, Yorkshire Census: 100, Spencer Street - John E. Robinson, aged 10 years, born Keighley, son of Robert A. and Ellen Robinson.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Sgt John E. Robinson, 12126, West Riding Regiment. Theatre of War first served in: 2b - Balkans. Date of entry therein: 12 July 1915.
Photograph: ‘The Keighlian’ the School Magazine of Keighley Boys’ Grammar School. (Courtesy of kbgs.com). Kindly supplied by the 'The Men of Worth Project' website: https://www.menofworth.org.uk
Data Source: Craven Herald Article
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Sergeant John Edmund ROBINSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment)
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 11th (Northern) Division
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