Robinson, George H

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George Henry Robinson

Son of George Robinson and Mary Hannah Robinson née Wenham of 108 Bushy Park Road, Teddington

Born 22nd December 1880 at Teddington

Baptised 16th Jan 1881 at St Mary’s Church, Teddington

Joined the Royal Navy in 1897 aged 16 and spent six years on ships in the China seas.

Married Cecilia Frances Robinson Baines at St Philip the Apostle, Camberwell, Surrey on 31st December 1913

First Class Petty Officer (191846 ) on HMS Vanguard, a battleship, when it was blown-up by an internal explosion at Scapa Flow on 9th July 1917. He was one of 804 sailors killed in the accident, from which only three survived.

He was then 36 years old.

No known grave but the sea.

Listed on the Chatham Naval Memorial (Panel 21)

(See: Find A Grave Memorial# 14379477)

Listed on St Mark's Church War Memorial

Listed on St Michael's Church Fulwell War Memorial

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