George Spinks Hunter ROBINSON

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ROBINSON, George Spinks Hunter

Service Number: 2155
Enlisted: 12 January 1916, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 24 October 1886
Home Town: Hendra, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Auditor
Died: Died of wounds, France, 25 April 1918, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Vignacourt British Cemetery
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 4
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2155, Brisbane, Queensland
7 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2155, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane
7 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2155, 41st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 41st Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, GSW (groin)
25 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 41st Infantry Battalion

Roll of Honour

Family Notices
The Brisbane Courier
Wednesday 15 May 1918
ROBINSON - In proud and loving remembrance of George S.H. Robinson (Rob), Lieutenant 41st Battalion, A.I.F. France, Killed in action on Anzac Day, April 28, 1918, youngest surviving son of Arthur John Brereton and Margaret Robinson of "Cora Lynn", Hendra, aged 32 years.
Duty nobly done.
Inserted by Mr. and Mrs. A.J.B. Robinson and family.

Personal Notes in Newspapers


The Brisbane Courier (Saturday, 4 May 1918)

Personal Notes

Mrs. and Mrs A. J. B. Robinson, Corra Lynn, Hendra, have received the sad news that their son, Lieut. G. S. H. Robinson was killed in action on April 25 (Anzac Day). Lieut. Robinson prior to enlistment was auditing accountant for the White Mercantile Agency. He was also well known throughout North Queensland.

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The Queenslander Newspaper (Saturday 06 Jul 1918)

Mrs. A. E. Winterford, Corra Lynn, Hendra, has been notified that her husband, Lieutenant A.E. Winterford, was killed in action on June 10, 1918. Only a few weeks ago news was received of the death, from wounds, of Mrs. Winterford's brother, 2nd Lieutenant G. S. H. Robinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. B. Robinson, of Corra Lynn, Hendra.

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The Brisbane Courier (Wednesday, 25 Apr 1928 Page 14)

Family Notices

ROBINSON. - Sacred to the memory of 2nd Lieut. G.S.H. Robinson, 41st Battalion, died of wounds received at Villers Bretonneaux. Anzac Day, 1918.

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