Robson Luke Lance Corporal 4275762

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Name Robson Luke
Army number 4275762
Rank Lance Corporal
Decorations None known.
Date of birth 15/3/1917 .
Age 24 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED of WOUNDS in Singapore 14/2/1942.
Company/Battery Y Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions Corporal.
Wounded Yes - in action on or before 14/2/1942 at Singapore.
Prisoner of War No - died of wounds before the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS sustained in action 14/2/1942. No details of initial interment. Presumably his remains were unable to be recovered. Commemorated on Column 45 of the Singapore Memorial.
Home address Son of Luke and Mary Robson of Ashington, Northumberland. Husband of Doris Robson of Ashington. Living at 25, Cypress Crescent, Blyth, Northumberland. Working as a Grocery and Provision Manager. Probate granted 24/5/1946 at Newcastle.
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