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About Frank Robinson

Date of Birth
Q1 1886

Service Number
17L/6311

Birth Place
Owersby, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Death
16 November,1914

Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium

Burial
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium

Relationships

Parents
James Robinson born abt 1862 and Annie Maria (Skelton Sowerby) born abt 1862 Married 15 May, 1882 St. Mary, Binbrook, Lincolnshire, England

Siblings
Henry born abt 1882, Lucy born abt 1885, Fred born abt 1887, Sarah born abt 1888, Alice born abt 1890, Emma born abt 1891, Elizabeth born abt 1893, Annie born abt 1895, Joseph born abt 1896, James born abt 1897, Arthur James born abt 1898, Alfred born abt 1899

Career

Service
Army

Unit
17th Lancers attached 2nd Lifeguards

Rank
Private Corporal

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

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1901 Sawmill labourer

Campaigns
1914 France

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Gulham North, North Owersby, Caister, Lincolnshire, England 1901 Lime Street, Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England 1911 Military 17th Lancers, India

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry, Find My Past, Family Search, Forces War Records

Notes
Frank was reported missing on 19 October, 1914 near Moorslade, Ypres, Belium

- Research by JB