William Razey ROBINSON

ROBINSON, William Razey

Service Number: 2388
Enlisted: 2 June 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Tallana Station, New South Wales, Australia, December 1881
Home Town: Manjimup, Manjimup, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Pneumonia, Fargo Military Hospital, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, 7 February 1917
Cemetery: Durrington Cemetery, Wiltshire
Grave No. 185 Inscription: "Token of love to the memory of my dear husband"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2388, 43rd Infantry Battalion
30 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2388, 43rd Infantry Battalion
30 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2388, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Melbourne, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

The summary below was completed by Cathy Sedgwick – Facebook “WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK

Died on this date - 7th February........another very sad day in 1917 - 5 Australian Soldiers died in England.... one was

Private William Razey Robinson was born at Tallana Station, New South Wales in 1881 & enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 2nd June, 1916. He arrived in England with 43rd Battalion for further training on 28th December, 1916.
Private Robinson was admitte dto Fargo Military Hospital, Wiltshire on 4th February, 1916 & was reported with severe pneumonia on 5th February. He died at 4.30 p.m. on 7th February, 1917 from Pneumonia.

There are 5 AIF SOLDIERS that WERE BURIED in Durrington Cemetery between 12th & 14th February, 1917. Durrington Cemetery, Wiltshire contains 141 Australian WW1 Soldiers.
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