Oliver Robinson Pte 4455539

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Name Oliver Robinson
Army number 4455539
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 21/1/1913. Birth registered Houghton-Le-Spring March 1913.
Age 26 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date recorded in the Enlistment Book, but almost certainly early May 1939, based on his Army Number. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. DIED 22/1/1940 at the Royal Infirmary Sunderland.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 22-Jan-40. Cause of death not yet known.
Home address Resident of County Durham in the 1939 Reister - House number 43 in ? Street, Houghton-Le-Spring. Son of Peter and Mary Elizabeth Oliver, husband of Lena Oliver, New Herrington (date of marriage not yet ascertained). Buried Row 14, Grave 21, Herrington (St Cuthbert) Churchyard. Headstone inscription reads "RESTING WHERE NO SHADOWS FALL. LOVING WIFE LENA AND DAUGHTERS LILY AND JEAN".
Source table 11DLI