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Name:
Robert Edward Robson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
R E
Service No.:
40023; 36022
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Middleton-in-Teesdale
Age at Death:
21
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
49th Division Durham Light Infantry; 1st/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Regiment.
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
14 Town End, Middleton-in-Teesdale
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
Battle Wounds
Date of Death:
12-January-1918
Place of Death:
2nd Canadian Clearing Station, Belgium; France
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

Teesdale Mercury-23/01/1918: Upper dale notes: Died of wounds

Teesdale Mercury 23.09.1918 - Page 5: Column 5

Private Robert E Robson died in France

Family Details:

Eddy was the second son of Peter and Emma Robson of 14 town End, Middleton-in-Teesdale. He had a brother, Thomas Ebdon Robson, who also served in the War and survived (see separate entry on the database). 

 

Forename given as Edward in www.cwgc.org. Information from the family confirm he was Robert Edward but called Eddy. 

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First Name: www.cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury; Private Individual; Last Name: www.cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury; Private Individual; Ranks: MiT UTASS project data; Teesdale Mercury; www.cwgc.org; ; Service Number: Private Individual; www.cwgc.org;; Unit: MiT UTASS project data; Private Individual; www.cwgc.org; Place of Birth: MiT UTASS project data; Age at Death: Teesdale Mercury; Cause of Death: MiT UTASS project data; ; Date of Death: MiT UTASS project data; www.cwgc.org;; Place of Death: MiT UTASS project data; Buried: MiT UTASS project data; Death Notice / Obituary: Teesdale Mercury; Family Details: Private Individual; www.cwgc.org; Teesdale Mercury; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914;