Private ALBERT WILLIAM FREDERICK ROBBINS

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Rank Private
Forenames ALBERT WILLIAM FREDERICK
Surname ROBBINS
Initials A W F
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Sunday, 20 August 1944
Age 23
Nationality Unknown
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number 72278
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Somerset Light Infantry
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 3 Commando
Regiment/Unit attached to 3 Commando
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration RANVILLE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IA. G. 17.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details Unknown

Additional Information

 

 

Private ALBERT WILLIAM FREDERICK ROBBINS was best man for Sergeant ERIC SPIERS of 3 Commando. When Sergeant ERIC SPEARS was killed on Sunday the 11th June 1944, Private ROBBINS returned his wedding ring to his widow while on leave. Private ROBBINS was killed on Sunday 20th August 1944, soon after returning to the Normandy battlefields.1

 

 

References
1. information kindly provided by Alan Johnstone, nephew of Sergeant ERIC SPIERS.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph:  
Additional photographs provided by:  
Additional information provided by: Alan Johnstone, nephew of Sergeant ERIC SPIERS.

 

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