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Forename(s): Thomas William
Place of Birth: Gisburn, Yorkshire
Service No: 4338
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Lancashire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion
Division: 4th Division
Date of Death: 1916-07-01
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Pier and Face 6 C.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
Thomas William Robinson was the son of James Burrows Hodgkin and Nancy Robinson, née Smith. James was born at Bourne, Lincolnshire and Nancy at Crawshawbooth, Lancashire.
1891 Colne, Lancashire Census: Cook House - Thos W. Robinson, aged 2 years, born Gisburn, Yorkshire, son of Jas and Nancy Robinson.
1901 Colne, Lancashire Census: 26, Carry Bridge - Thomas W. Robinson, aged 12 years, born Barnoldswick, Yorkshire, son of Jas B.H. and Nancy Robinson.
1911 Colne, Lancashire Census: 6, Lower Green - Thomas William Robinson, aged 22 years, born Gisburn, Yorkshire, son of James B.H. and Nancy Robinson.
Thomas was married to Ethelwilda Smith in 1913.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Cpl Thomas W. Robinson, 4338, E. Lan. R. Theatre of War first served in: 1 [France]. Date of entry therin: 18.12.14.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Cpl Thomas William Robinson, 4338, 3rd East Lancs.; 4338, 1st East Lancs.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Thomas William Robinson, 4338, 1st Bn E. Lanc. Date and Place of Death: On or since 1.7.16. Death presumed. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Wife and sole legate - Ethelwilder. £10 16s. 9d.
UK, WW1 Pension Ledgers and Index Cards, 1914-1923: card(s) exist for Thomas.
Thomas is commemorated on the Colne War Memorial.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Lancashire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 4th Division
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