Robinson, William John Dean

Second Lieutenant William Dean Robinson. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Accidentally shot himself and died of shock on 19th February 1919. Buried in Linlithgow Cemetery, Scotland.

  • Admitted in to the HAC on 5th September 1914
  • Private, regimental number 1928
  • Address provided as 24 Grove Lane, Stamford Hill, London
  • Previously served with the 8th Royal Scots, Infantry
  • Went to France on 26th December 1914
  • Wounded on 24th May 1915
  • Appointed as Acting Lance Corporal on 28th May 1915
  • Wounded again on 3rd August 1915
  • Sent to England on 6th August 1915
  • Transferred to the 3rd Battalion on 25th August 1915
  • Promoted to Acting Corporal on 30th October 1915
  • Appointed as Lance Sergeant (unpaid) on 30th October 1915
  • Promoted to Acting Sergeant on 1st October 1916
  • Discharged to commission on 24th October 1916
  • Commissioned on 10th November 1916
  • Accidentally shot himself with a revolver and died of shock on 19th February 1919
  • Buried in Linlithgow Cemetery, Scotland
  • Grave ref. D. 44.
  • Son of Henry Milne Robinson or County Buildings, Lintlithgow, Scotland
  • Died unmarried and intestate

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