Born: 23 April 1883 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
Family: He was the fourth child born to William Robinson, a post office clerk and his wife Emily Jane, nee Lloyd. He married Dora Davies on 3 June 1909 at St John`s Methodist Church, Whitchurch, Shropshire. The couple had a daughter, Joan, born in 1917.
Residence: In 1891 his family were living at 37 Albert Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, however by 1901 they had moved to 15 Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury. In 1911 and now married, his address was 207 Station Road, Kings Heath, Worcestershire. At the time of his enlistment in 1915 he was living at 40 Phipson Road, Sparkbrook, Birmingham. The 1939 Register showed an address of 10 Hollywood Lane, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. This continued to his home until his death in 1959.
Employment: In 1911 he was described as a sorting clerk and telegraphist working for the G.P.O. This was still his occupation in 1915. By 1939 he was an Assistant Superintendent in the postal division of the G.P.O. in Birmingham.
Died: 17 January 1959 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, aged 75.
Regiment: Royal Engineers
Service Number: 194931
Date of Enlistment: 11 October 1915
Date of Discharge: 12 October 1919
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation