1. Memorial:Portsmouth Naval Memorial Hampshire
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.133
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour12D GQS

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Family :

Son of Robert Robinson, of Howlish Hall, Bishop Auckland.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: HMS Newmarket 

"Mike: The Newmarket (833 gross tons) was built in 1907, the final of four sister ships built by the Earle's Company, Hull. The twin-screw ships were built for the Great Eastern Railway Company. Before the war they operated as mail packets travelling between Britain and the Continent. (The other ships were the Clacton 820 gross tons, the Cromer and the Yarmouth). The Newmarket was commissioned as a minesweeper on 8 October 1914 -- her sister, the Clacton had been commissioned as a minesweeper the previous day. The Newmarket was sunk by UC38 off Nikaria Island in the Aegean Sea on 17 July 1917. (The Clacton was sunk by U 73 on 3 August 1916 while she was going going alongside HMS Grafton off Kavalla Bay in the Aegean Sea. Five men were lost in the sinking.) Sources: John ""Spithead"" on the Forum, John Cave and Richard Burnell of Holyhead Maritime Museum, Wales, ""Railway and other Steamers"" by Duckworth and Langmuir, ""Naval Operations: History of the Great War Based on Official Documents Volume 2"" by Sir Julian S. Corbett, ""British Merchant Ships sunk by U-boats in the 1914-1918 War"" by A.J. Tennant. "

Action : Naval Campaign 

Naval Campaign is defined as to include all sea operations where attrition rates are in ones and twos and which do not fall within specific naval battles such as Jutland, Coronel, Falklands etc. This includes Merchant Navy losses.

Served in the South African Campaign.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Star In The East No. 650 E.C.Essex

14th May 1901
10th December 1901
3rd April 1903

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