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William Arthur ROBINSON

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Surname: ROBINSON

Forename(s): William Arthur

Place of Birth: Denholme, Yorkshire

Service No: 63331

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

Battalion / Unit: 2/4th Battalion

Division: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

Age: 27

Date of Death: 1918-09-04

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: VIII. F. 9B.

CWGC Cemetery: MONT HUON MILITARY CEMETERY, LE TREPORT

CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: SKIPTON, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

William Arthur Robinson was the son of William Pearson and Margaret Robinson, née Hainsworth. Both parents were born at Denholme, Yorkshire.

1891 Denholme, Yorkshire Census: 38, Station Road - William A. Robinson, aged 3 months, born Denholme, son of William P. and Margaret Robinson.

1901 Denholme, Yorkshire Census: 38, Station Road - William A. Robinson, aged 10 years, born Denholme, son of Wm P. and Margaret Robinson.

1911 Denholme, Yorkshire Census: Cliffe Terrace - Wm Arthur Robinson, aged 20 years, Bank Clerk, born Denholme, son of Wm Pearson and Margaret Robinson.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: A/Cpl William A. Robinson, 013019, Army Ordnance Corps, 59343, Northumberland Fusiliers & 63331, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

William is commemorated on the Denholme War Memorial and in the 'Service Roll of Martins Bank'.

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 62nd (2/West Riding) Division

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Surname: ROBINSON

Forename(s): William Archer

Born: Denholme, Yorks

Residence:

Enlisted: Keighley

Number: 63331

Rank: Private

Regiment: King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

Battalion: 2/4th Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 04/09/18

Died How: Died of wounds

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 013019, Northumberland Fus.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

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Surname: ROBINSON

Forename(s): William Arthur

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 63331

Rank: Private

Regiment: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Unit: 2nd/4th Bn.

Age: 27

Awards:

Died Date: 04/09/1918

Additional Information: Son of William and Margaret Robinson, of 10, South Bank, Queensbury, nr. Bradford. Native of Denholme, nr. Bradford. (CWGC Headstone Personal Inscription: HE LAID HIS RICHEST GIFT HIS LIFE ON THE ALTAR OF SACRIFICE)

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

1919

ROBINSON William Arthur of Cliffe-terrace Denholme Bradford died 4 September 1918 in France Administration (with Will) London 10 April to Margaret Robinson widow. Effects £222 18s. 1d.

1921

ROBINSON Margaret of 10 South-bank Queensbury Yorkshire widow died 18 March 1921 Probate London 30 May to Sarah Elizabeth Bean (wife of Joseph William Bean) the said Joseph William Bean grocer and Maud Robinson spinster. Effects £164 2s.

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Bank of Liverpool & Martins Limited War Memorial at Barclays Bank, Water Street, Liverpool

Bank of Liverpool & Martins Limited War Memorial at Barclays Bank, Water Street, Liverpool

The identical memorial that was at the Skipton and other branches are lost

Courtesy of David Hearn (War Memorials Online project)

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