Sub-Lt Edward Charles Robinson

Seaman's Card Photo


RIC gives Edward C Robinson, Lt, born India

1893 Jun 15. Born Kidderpore, Bengal, India son of Charles Hugh and Lillian/Lillie Winifred Robinson (nee Sherman). Both his parents were born in India, and they married in India.

1914 Aug 12. Enlists in Devon Regt, he is a Private. Navy Record this appears to be his record, even though it gives his birth as Australia, not India. But the date is exactly correct to the day. His mother is living in NSW. He is a seaman

1914 Sep 30 Discharged medically unfit

1915 Married Dorothy M Bailey in Newton Abbott

1918 Feb 5. Commissioned Sub Lt RNR , ex-4433 D.A. Skipper R.N.R

1919/1920 Seaman's card

1920 Nov 19 Joined RIC as a Black & Tan

1920 Nov 25. Joined ADRIC with service no 1110. Posted Depot

1920 Dec 2. Posted to K Coy

1920 Dec 5 Admitted King George V Hospital

1921 Jan 19. Posted to Depot

1921 Jan 19 to 2 Mar 1921. On Leave

1921 Mar 9. Resignation accepted

1921 Sep 10. Renews his seaman's card

1931 Oct 23. Leaves UK for Ceylon "Indian Police" I don't think this is him. There is another Edward Charles Robinson of the same age in Indian Police in 1920 that I don't think is our man.

1939 Register. A railway clerk living with his wife Dorothy at 30 Boundary Road , Woking U.D., Surrey, This is certainly him from dob

1974 Dec Died Newton Abbott, Devon (correct dob)