William Edward Robbins

Memorial: Almondsbury - Sunday's Hill

Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Lance Corporal 41430

Parents: James and Anna Robbins

Home address: 91 Almondsbury Hill, Bristol

Date of birth: 1899

Place of birth: Almondsbury, Bristol

Date of death: 15/03/1918

Buried/Commemorated at: Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension, France (Ref. III. F. 14)

Age: 19

Further information:

William Edward Robbins was born in 1899 in Almondsbury, to parents James and Anna Robbins of 91 Almondsbury Hill, Bristol in 1911. His father worked as a baker and was born in Almondsbury.

William enlisted in Bristol, he served with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers and became a Lance Corporal. William died on the 15th March 1918 at the age of 19 and is buried in Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery Extension, France (Ref. III. F. 14.).

William Robbins was awarded the Victory and the British War medals.

William is remembered on the St Peter’s Church War Memorial in Frampton Cotterell and on the Chipping Sodbury and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital board, now at Yate and District Heritage Centre.

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre, CWGC and Forces War Records