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Name: Ernest ROBSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: E Service No.: 61735
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Midgeholme, Northumberland. Age at Death: 26
Unit: 9th Bn Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 8 Beverley Gardens, Barmoor, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Hewer at Emma Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 24th October 1918
Place of Death: France
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Emma Colliery Memorial, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-au-Bois, France II.G.11
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Isabella and John Robson, of 8 Beverley Gardens, Barmoor, West Ryton on Tyne, Co, Durham. Brother: Matthew.
Notes : Ernest left Emma Colliery to enlist in the colours on 1st June 1918.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Emma Colliery Personnel Records at Durham County Records Office and Tyne and Wear Archives Service
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