Henry Ernest Robinson

1895–28 October 1915

Mother Elizabeth; Brothers Sidney and Algernon; Sisters: Christabel, Lily and Amy.

Born in Shoreditch in 1895, the second son and one of six children of Elizabeth Robinson. In 1911 Henry was employed as a baker and confectioner and living with his widowed mother and younger brother, Frederick, at 2 Lockhart Street, Mile End Old Town. He left £6.3.7d + £7.10d war gratuity to his mother and £2.1.3d each to his brother Sidney and his sisters Christabel White, Lily Page and Amy Bartlett.

Last known address: Leytonstone. Enlisted in Bow.

London Regiment 1/17 Bn/ No 474.

Sergeant Robinson died at the Battle of Loos.

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