James Wesley Robinson

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James Wesley Robinson

Birthplace: Kyabram, VIC, Australia
Death: September 27, 1917 (21)
Belgium (Killed in action during WW1 Polygon Wood Belgium)
Immediate Family:

Son of James Robinson and Emma Jemina Robinson
Brother of Mary Anne Crozier; Elizabeth Jane Clarke; Ruth Spicer; Emma Powell; John Boswell Robinson and 3 others

Managed by: Simon John Pickup
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About James Wesley Robinson

Seems to have been known as Wesley James as well as James Wesley.

Source: Notes from Geoffrey Booth sent to Simon Pickup:

James Wesley Robinson, born 27 January 1896 in Kyabram Victoria Australia; died 27 September

1917 in Killed in action during WW1 Polygon Wood Belgium.

Notes for James Wesley Robinson:

Wesley enlisted in the Australian Imperial Forces on 13 September 1916 & served as a Private with

14 Battalion. His description at Enlistment was:

Age: 20 years 8 months

Height: 5 feet 9 1/2 inches

Weight: 159 lbs

Chest Measurement: 36 / 39 inches

Complexion: Fair

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Fair

Religious Denomination: Methodist

He embarked from Melbourne on 16 December 1916 aboard the HMAT "Medic" & arrived at

Plymouth England on 8 February 1917. Wesley proceeded to France on 22 May 1917

In Memory of


7075, 14th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

who died age 21

on 27 September 1917

Son of Emma Robinson, of Merrigum, Victoria, and the late James Robinson.

Remembered with honour


The Argus Saturday 27 September 1919


On Active Service

ROBINSON ------- In fond and loving remembrance of

James Wesley Robinson who sacrificed his life for

his country at Polygon Wood September 26 1917

Our loss, his gain

Forever with the Lord

--- [Inserted by his loving mother, brother & sisters


More About James Wesley Robinson:

Birth Certificate No.: 1896 - 4624

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James Wesley Robinson's Timeline

January 27, 1896
Kyabram, VIC, Australia
September 27, 1917
Age 21