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Hugh Ernest Robson

Photo:
(none)

Service No:
41991

Rank:
Private

Regiment:
Manchester Regiment, 4th (Extra Reserve) Battalion

Died:
04/12/1917

Aged:
24

Commemorated / Buried:
Feuchy Chapel British Cemetery,Wancourt

Service History:
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland & trained at Seaton Sluice. Formerly 5368, Northumberland Fusilers. Killed during very heavy fighting at Wancourt.

Background:
Born at Felton, Northumberland, the eldest of three children of Matthew Hugh Melrose Robson & his wife Annie. His father owned Felton butchers & Hugh worked in business before enlisting.

Local memorial:
Felton War Memorial incorporating Acton, Eshott, Swarland & Thirston