Bertie C. Robinson (c.1894-1918)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

ROBINSON, BERTIE C. Private. No 268519. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Cockermouth. Son of John Edward and Mrs Robinson, 28 Rufford Road, Scar Lane, Milnsbridge and formerly of Outlane. (His father had served 16 years in the army before the war and volunteered for service in the Royal Artillery at the outbreak of the war. He was twice wounded). Employed as a finisher at Plover Mills, Lindley. Was taken ill whilst on home leave in January, 1918, and was admitted to Royds Hall Military Hospital. He was subsequently treated at Rugeley Military Hospital and at Studley Royal Military Hospital, near Ripon, where he died on 20.5.1918, from complications following an operation. Buried St. MARK'S CHURCHYARD EXTENSION, LONGWOOD. Grave location:- 173.
ROH:- St. Mark's Parish Church, Longwood; Bethel United Methodist Church, Outlane; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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