Gilbert Robinson (1893-1918)

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Gilbert Robinson

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, GILBERT. Private. No 327208. 7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, in January 1893. Son of Mr and Mrs Edward Robinson, 25 York Street, Huddersfield. Educated Batty Street Board School, Heckmondwike. Employed as a tripe dresser by Mr J. Andrews, Thomas Street, Huddersfield. Single. Enlisted 1916. Suffered serious gunshot wounds to the neck and spine in June, 1917. Was a patient at St. George's Hospital, London, from June 1917 until 15.4.1918, when he died of his wounds. He was 24 years of age. Buried EDGERTON CEMETERY, HUDDERSFIELD. Grave location:- 2B, 193C.
ROH:- Huddersfield Parish Church; Huddersfield Drill Hall.

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