Registered at birth – Donald Basil Robinson.

Born: 1920, Ipswich.

Died: 15th August 1944; age: 24.

Residence: 26, Thompson Road, Ipswich.

Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 5827335.

Regiment: Reconnaissance Corps, Royal Armoured Corps. 3rd (8th Bn. The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Regiment.

Formerly: Grenadier Guards.

Grave Reference:

Tinchebray Communal Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Alfred William Robinson & Gertrude Alice Robinson, of Ipswich.

Father: Alfred William Robinson, born September 1891, Ipswich. A Telegraph Department – Wireman.

Mother: Gertrude Alice Robinson (nee Mower), born December 1889, Hitcham, Suffolk.

Basil during his training with the Grenadier Guards.


 La Percée du Bocage Museum.

A book with a mention of Basil:

The breakthrough of the Bocage Volume 3

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