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217   Private Hugh Robinson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/09/2018
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Date Of Birth: 22/02/1889
Died: 10/05/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 26
Hugh Robinson was the son of William and Mary Jane Robinson. The family moved from Cookstown to Stewartstown around 1884. Hugh Robinson was born on 22nd February 1889 in Stewartstown. Hugh emigrated to Australia. Prior to enlisting, Hugh lived in Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, where he worked as an iron monger. Hugh enlisted with the 2nd Battalion Australian Imperial Force on 28th August 1914. Private Hugh Robinson was serving with A company of the 2nd Battalion of the Australian Infantry when he was killed in action at Gallipoli on 10th May 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery
  South Anzac, Gallipoli, 
Grave Ref: Grave 2-C-11
CWGC Casualty 604326
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat - Bigali road. From this junction you should travel into the main Anzac area. At 7.6kms., take a right turn to Chunuk Bair and initially take the road to Kemalyeri. At 10.3kms, Lone Pine will be found on the left. Lone Pine Cemetery stand on the plateau at the top of Victoria Gully.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 46
References and Links
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1 Australian Embarkation Roll First World War Embarkation Roll - Hugh Robinson
2 Australian Military Documents Military Papers (36 no) for Hugh Robinson
3 Australian Nominal Roll Australian Nominal Roll - Hugh Robinson
4 Australian Roll of Honour Roll of Honour - Hugh Robinson
5 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Hugh Robinson's grave can be purchased here
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