We remember William Leefe Robinson

We remember William Leefe Robinson

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
birth South Koorg India Source:5488385 Source:7199445 14th July 1895
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:3793325 29th March 1915
1916
appointments Flight Commander Source:8532088 1st September 1916
1916
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6172002 5th September 1916
1917
internment pow Source:8510788 29th May 1917 - 14th December 1918
1918
dates Age 23 Source:7199445 1918
education Royal Military College United Kingdom Source:8532074
service British Army Captain Royal Air Force Source:3793325
service British Army Second Lieutenant Worcestershire Regiment Source:8532074
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Second Lieutenant Royal Flying Corps seconded from Worcestershire Regiment Source:8532083
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Temporary Captain Royal Flying Corps Source:8532088
1918
death Source:7199445 31st December 1918
burial Harrow Weald (all Saints) Churchyard Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Middlesex United Kingdom Source:7199445
sibling Harold Robinson Source:7199445

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Leefe
Initials WL
Last Name Robinson
Source 8510798
First Names William Leefe
Initials WL
Last Name Robinson
Source 5488385
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Air Force Captain
British Army Worcestershire Regiment Second Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps seconded from Worcestershire Regiment Second Lieutenant
Air Force (RAF/RFC) Royal Flying Corps Temporary Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth mother
Horace Robinson father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harold Robinson brother

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Officers taken Prisoner of War 1914-1918 Transcription JAMES1693
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Claire71194
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Claire71194
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Claire71194

External Evidence

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Wikipedia . JAMES1693
Victoria Cross citation, the London Gazette Imperial1
Gentlemen Cadet from the Royal Military College Commissioned - London Gazette Fife3190
Seconded & appointed Flying Officer RFC Fife3190
Promoted Lieutenant (Worcestershire Regt) - London Gazette Fife3190
Appointed Flight Commander and Temporary Captain - London Gazette Fife3190
Letter concerning the burning of a Zeppelin at Cuffley, Hertfordshire, September 1916 Edward43379
Letters to loved ones Edward43379
Daily Record 17 April 1917 Ann39898
Daily Record 11 April 1917 Ann39898
Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser 10 March 1917 Ann39898
Exeter and Plymouth Gazette 04 January 1919 Ann39898

Multimedia

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Portrait Nigel60830
Commemorative Paper Napkin (IWM EPH 1469) Catherine91214
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Postcard Nigel60830
Rotary Photographic Series Nigel60830
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Poem to William Leefe Robinson Elizabeth51612
Capt. W L Robinson Elizabeth51612
Newspaper cutting reporting him missing Lin142782
Drawing in autograph book Lin142782

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