Eric Leslie Robinson

Eric Leslie Robinson

Date of Birth

25 February 1891

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College - Intermediate Sciences, 1912-1914

Service number

45404

WW1 rank

Sergeant

R.F.A., “B” Battery, 102nd Brigade.

Theatre of war

Belgium, France, Europe

Date of death

23 May 1917

Buried/memorial

Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Grave/Memorial reference: Sp. Mem. A. 6.), Southowram War memorial

Biography

Sergeant Eric Leslie Robinson was born 25 February 1894 to Edward and Emily Robinson. He attended Borough Road College for two years, graduating with an Intermediate Sciences qualification. Whilst at the college he also played rugby, representing Borough Road College at the 1913 inter-college sports day. After leaving the college Robinson enlisted into the Royal Field Artillery and was serving with “B” Battery 102nd Brigade. He was 23 when he was killed on 23 May 1917.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/14/8, BFSS/2/9/3/8 [BRCPF008], [BRCRU009], Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission), 1915 Annual Report, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Southowram War Memorial (http://www.yorkshireindexers.info/wiki/index.php?title=Southowram_War_Memorial.)

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