Thomas Percy Robinson

WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

Thomas Percy Robinson

         

Military History:        

 

Regiment:                              Not known

Rank:                                     Not known

Regimental Number:             Not known

Date of Enlisting:                  1.3.1917

Date of death:                       12.5.1942

Cemetery/ Memorial:            

UK Cemetery/Memorial:       St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour

 

Nothing is known of Thomas’s military history.  He enlisted on 1st March 1917 and survived the War.  He died at Letchworth Hospital, Hertfordshire on 12th May 1942.

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:      2nd quarter 1891   

Birth Place:         Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:          Baldock, Hertfordshire

Marriage:            3rd quarter 1915

 

Thomas was born at Ashwell, Hertfordshire in the 2nd quarter 1891, elder son of Thomas and Shirley (nee Picking) Robinson. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell. Before enlisting he was a labourer on a farm.  The 1939 census shows him living in Bygrave Road, Baldock, Hertfordshire and working as a railway engineer (lengthsman – someone who looked after a specific length of track).

Thomas married Minnie Ward in the 3rd quarter 1915.  It is not known if they had children.  Thomas died at Letchworth Hospital, Hertfordshire on 12th May 1942.

 

Commentary:

Name:

Thomas Percy Robinson

Birth Place:

Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:

Baldock, Hertfordshire

Death Date:

12.5.1942

Enlistment Place:

Not known

Rank:

Not known

Regiment:

Not known

Battalion:

Not known

Regimental Number:

Not known

Type of Casualty:

Survived

Theatre of War:

Not known

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