George Collis ROBINSON

ROBINSON, George Collis

Service Number: 474
Enlisted: 21 July 1916, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 25th Machine Gun Company
Born: Badger Corner, Flinders Island, Tasmania, 20 August 1896
Home Town: Lady Barron, Flinders, Tasmania
Schooling: Home Schooled (Badger Corner)
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 27 October 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lady Barron Flinders Municipality War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 474, Claremont, Tasmania
25 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 474, 4th Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 474, 4th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
30 Sep 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Private, 25th Machine Gun Company
26 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 25th Machine Gun Company, 2nd Passchendaele , Shell wound (left arm, both legs and head)
27 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 474, 25th Machine Gun Company, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 476 awm_unit: 25th Australian Machine Gun Company awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1917-10-27

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of James and Emily Wells Robinson, of Badger Corner (Flinders Island), Tasmania.