Arthur John Robinson

First Name: 
Arthur
Middle Name: 
John
Last Name: 
Robinson
Mother's Name: 
Margaret Robinson
Father's Name: 
Arthur Robinson
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, September 19, 1914
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
15th Battalion
Company: 
B
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Sunday, May 9, 1915
Place of Death: 
Quinns Post, Gallipoli, Turkey
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Arthur Robinson (Service No 946) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. around 1894 and had spent 2 years in the CMF before he enlisted, when he was 20 years old.  At this time he worked as a farmer and was a single man.

Arthur embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A40 Ceramic with 15th Battalion, F Company on 22nd December 1914.

He arrived in Egypt and after training was sent to Gallipoli.  His was a short war: while serving with the 6th Platoon, B Company at Quinns Post on 9th May 1915 he was killed while charging the trenches .

Thre is no known grave for Arthur and he is commemorated on the Lone Pine Memorial.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, ROBINSON A J

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