Robson, Stanley Albert

BORN WITHERNSEA 1887. SON OF ALDERMAN, EDWARD ROBSON (1845-1921), & ELIZABETH HOBBS (1845-1928), OF “HOP VILLA”, COTTINGHAM ROAD, NEWLAND, HULL. HIS FATHER WAS AN ALDERMAN AND JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, FOR HULL CITY COUNCIL. STANLEY WAS ONE OF EIGHT CHILDREN. HE JOINED THE 5TH EAST YORKSHIRE CYCLISTS, ON 31/03/1908, AGED 21. SERVED AS A VOLUNTEER TERRITORIAL FOR TWO YEARS. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 7 INCHES TALL, 37 INCH CHEST, “GOOD” VISION, AND OF “GOOD” PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT. WORKED AS A SOLICITOR, FOR MESSERS., ROLLITT & SONS, BOWALLEY LANE, HULL  SERVED AS A SECOND LIEUTENANT, IN THE 4TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT.  HE WAS KILLED IN ACTION, ON 31/03/1918, AGED 31. HE IS BURIED ON THE SOMME, AT MARTINSART BRITISH CEMETERY.

HE LEFT £804 TO HIS BROTHER, CORPORAL. FRED ROBSON, OF THE ROYAL ENGINEERS. AT THIS PROBATE ADDRESS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM ON 11/05/1918, BY HIS PARENTS.
HIS FAMILY ERECTED A STAINED GLASS WINDOW IN THE NORTH AISLE OF ST JOHNS CHURCH, NEWLAND “IN MEMORY OF STANLEY ROBSON WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR”.


First name:
STANLEY ALBERT
Rank:
2nd Lieutenant
Date Died
31/03/1918
Place died:
Martinsart British Cemetery, Somme, France
Age:
31
HOP VILLA, NEWLAND PARK, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom