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About William Robinson

Date of Birth
16 August or 28 August 1884

Service Number
11814

Birth Place
Brotton, Yorkshire, England

Date of Death
27 October 1939

Place of Death
Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Burial
Hyde Park Cemetery, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England

Relationships

Parents
Daniel Robinson born abt 1859 and Martha Rosemergey born abt 1860. Married 3 February 1879 Brotton, Yorkshire, England

Siblings
Hannah Mary born abt 1880, Margaret born abt 1881, Alice born abt 1883, William born abt 1885, John Thomas born abt 1886, and Beatrice born abt 1887.

Marriage
Charlotte Walker born 25 May 1882. Married Q1 1907 Teesdale, Durham, England

Children
Beatrice Mary born abt 1908, John Joseph born abt 1910, Margaret Alice born abt 1913, Martha Jane born abt 1916 and Ada Charlotte born abt 1919

Career

Service
Army

Unit
6th Yorkshire Regiment

Rank
R.Q.M.S. WO 2

Medals
Meritorious Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1901 Cattleman on a farm. 1911 Coal Miner. 1939 Coal Hewer.

Campaigns
Dardanelles, France, Belgium and Murmansk

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Guisborough Union Workhouse, Guisborough, Yorkshire, England along with his siblings. 1901 Aislaby, Yorkshire, England. 1911 Swan Yard, Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
43 Rufford Road , Doncaster C.B., Yorkshire (West Riding), England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

Notes
Was twice wounded in the side and head. Father, Daniel went to USA after his wife died in childbirth, leaving 5 children in a workhouse, taking the eldest, Hannah Mary with him.

- Research by JB