Ernest Victor ROBINS

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ROBINS, Ernest Victor

Service Number: 6051
Enlisted: 17 May 1916, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: Tunnelling Companies
Born: Alstonville, NSW, 1884
Home Town: Cooroy, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer and Miner
Died: Effects of being Gassed, County Hospital, Epsom, UK, United Kingdom, 28 March 1918
Cemetery: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Pirbright, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
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Memorials: Alstonville War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cooroy War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 6051, Tunnelling Companies, Brisbane, Qld.
25 Oct 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 6051, Tunnelling Companies
25 Oct 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 6051, Tunnelling Companies, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
28 Mar 1918: Involvement Sapper, SN 6051

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Husband of Mrs Clara Robins, Cooroy, Queensland

ROBINS.—Private Ernest Victor Robins, dearly beloved husband of Clara Robins (Cooroy), died on 28th March, at County Hospital, Epsom from the effects of being gassed in France.
"Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends."