Image from 1917 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.


Born: 1891, Ipswich.

Died on or since death presumed: 18th August 1916; age: 24; KiA.

Residence: 5, Cooks Court, Cox Lane, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 23rd February 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 9351

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A.

Thiepval Memorial,






1901   5, Craig Court, Upper Orwell Street, Ipswich.


Thomas was 9 years old and living with his widowed mother.

Ellen Robinson, 36, a Caretaker, born Debenham, Suffolk.


1911   5, Cooks Court, Cox Lane, Ipswich.


Thomas was 19 years old, a General Labourer. He was living with his mother.

Ellen, 46, a Caretaker – Insurance Offices.


Thomas’s father was Thomas Barten Robinson, born 1865, Brighton, East Sussex.


Soldiers’ Effects to Ellen Robinson – mother.


Thomas is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich.

Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


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