Born: Third quarter of 1885 in Littlehampton, Sussex and birth registered in East Preston, Sussex.
Family: Eldest of four children born to the Rev. William Robinson and his wife Margaret. In 1919 he married Winifred E Ball in Bramley, Yorkshire and together they had two children, Joyce M and Eric O.
Residence: By 1891 the family had moved from Sussex to the Wesleyan Minister’s house in Blackwell, Derbyshire. Ten years later their address was 46, Mill Street, Ludlow, Shropshire. Between May 1901 and March 1902 Albion was working in Rock Ferry on The Wirral, no longer at the family home. In 1911 he and his brother William were boarding at 86 Ley Lane, Arnley, Leeds, Yorkshire. The absent voters list of 1919 records him living at St John’s Manse, Whitchurch, Shropshire where his father was the methodist minister. Between the autumn of 1919 and the autumn of 1923 he was living in Bramley, Yorkshire. By 1939 he and the family had moved south to 29 Hidson Road, Birmingham. In 1945 Albion was still living in the same area but with a change of address to that of 29 Ivyfield Road, Erdington, Birmingham. He was still living in east Birmingham at the time of his death twenty-nine years later.
Employment: In 1901 he commenced work as a booking clerk with the London & North Western Railway Company, resigning the following year. Ten years later he was working as a clothing assistant. No other information can be found until 1939 when he was listed as a commercial traveller in clothing, at this time he was also acting as an air raid warden.
Died: Aged 88 during the first quarter of 1974. The death was registered in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire.
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery
Service Number: 144814
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: After Spring 1919
Reason for Discharge: Not known
Other Information: Albion’s younger brother William Kennedy Robinson also served in WW1 as a lieutenant in the 58th brigade of the Royal Field Artillery.