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VC570   Eric Gascoigne Robinson

BORN   16 May 1882

DIED   20 August 1965   AGE   83

VC Won    26 February 1915   AGE   32

Place VC Won   Kum Kale, Dardanelles, Turkey

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Eric Gascoigne Robinson   No.      

VC Issue No.   570   Awards   VC   OBE

Regiment   Royal Navy


Now   Royal Navy

Rank VC Won   Lieutenant-Commander

Rank End Of Career   Rear Admiral

Place Of Birth   1 Diamond Terrace, Greenwich, London, England

Place Of Death   Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   St John the Evangelist Churchyard, Langrish, Hampshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   16 August 1915

VC Presented   5 October 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, St John the Evangelist Churchyard, Langrish, Hampshire, England

Named on altar frontal at St John the Evangelist Church, Langrish, Hampshire        

P  Robinson Road, Lee on Solent, Hampshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Royal Naval & Royal Albert Yacht Club, Pembroke Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, Diamond Terrace, Greenwich, South London

By The Way…

A headstone was  erected in 1998

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