Stanley Oswald ROBINSON

ROBINSON, Stanley Oswald

Service Number: 1216
Enlisted: 9 August 1915, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Zillmere, Qld., 31 January 1893
Home Town: Samford, Moreton Bay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Dairyman
Died: Killed in Action, Palestine, 7 November 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Pine Shire Council Roll of Honour, Samford Honour Roll, Samford School Honour Roll, Samford War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1216, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Brisbane, Qld.
4 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 1216, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Mashobra embarkation_ship_number: A47 public_note: ''
4 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 1216, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Sydney
7 Nov 1917: Involvement Trooper, 1216, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1216 awm_unit: 11 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1917-11-07

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Stanley was the second son of George Frederick Walton Robinson and Mary Ann Rogers. Stanley was educated at Samford State School. His father was George F W Robinson, Head teacher, Samford State School. Stanley later became a dairyman in the district. He was killed in action 7 November 1917, aged 24. His brother Frederick Walter Robinson [1215], 11th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.