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Radford Nottingham
Wilfrid Henry Robinson was born in 1892 in Radford the only child of Matthew Henry a levers lace draughtsman and Mary Elizabeth Robinson née Creswell. His father was born in 1868 in Radford and his mother in 1868 in Gloucester, married in 1891 in Nottingham and in 1911 lived at 118 Noel Street Hyson Green, Nottingham. Wilfrid Henry married Phyllis Norah Clatworthy (born 9th May 1891) on 20th April 1916 at the Baptist Chapel, Palin Street, Nottingham they lived at 118 Noel Street, Hyson Green, Nottingham. Commencing 5th February 1917 his widow was awarded a pension of 10 shillings and 5 pence a week.
He was a lace designer.
15 Jul 1916
1767899 - CWGC Website
1st Bn South Staffordshire Regiment
Wilfrid Henry Robinson, attested on 9th December 1915 at Nottingham giving his age as 23 yrs and 4 months, he was a levers lace designer, his next of kin was his wife He was placed into the reserves. On 17th February 1916 he was mobilised and on 19th was posted to the 1st Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment. He landed in France on 15h June 1916 and was attached to the South Staffordshire Regiment on 8th July 1916. He was killed in action on 15th July 1916, having no known grave he his name is commemorated on the Loos Memorial Dud Corner Panel 87 to 89
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