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3745   Rifleman Edward Robinson
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 21/12/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 11th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 29
Summary      
Edward Robinson was the son of John Robinson. Edward was born in Grange, County Antrim about 1887. Edward Robinson enlisted in Randalstown .He was living in Toome at the time. Rifleman Edward Robinson was serving with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 15A-15B
CWGC Casualty 809335
Summary      
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Robinson family 1901 census lists Edward as age 14 living with the family at house 10 in Grange Park, Ballyscullion, Antrim
2 Flickr Craigavad Roll of Honour lists E Robinson
3 National Archives UK Medal card of Rifleman Edward Robinson can be purchased here
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