Walter ROBINS DCM

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ROBINS, Walter

Service Number: 2201
Enlisted: 3 May 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, December 1891
Home Town: Albany, Albany, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Killed in action, France, 13 May 1918
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 6
Memorials: Albany War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2201, 11th Infantry Battalion
6 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2201, 11th Infantry Battalion
6 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2201, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle
27 Jun 2018: Honoured Distinguished Conduct Medal, For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. When the advance was held up by two enemy machine guns, with another man he dashed forward, captured one of the guns, putting the team out of action. This gallant act inspired other men to attack and capture the second gun, taking many prisoners and allowing the advance to proceed.'

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