Robinson, Leslie Feargus MC


War Service:
Lieutenant LESLIE FEARGUS ROBINSON MC of the Royal Field Artillery died on 27 September 1918.

He won the Military Cross while he was serving with 290 (London) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery. The citation appeared in the London Gazette on 31 January 1919. It reads : “ For conspicuous gallantry near Bonchavesnes on 1 September 1918; with a mounted patrol he pushed forward in spite of considerable hostile fire and obtained valuable information, thus enabling the batteries to engage good targets and inflict severe loss on the enemy.”

He is buried in Villers-Faucon Communal Cemetery on the Somme.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial to 91 and 139 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery St Swithun’s church, Hither Green.

He was 27 years old, the son of James and Jeannie Robinson, of 31, Purley Oaks Road, Sanderstead, Surrey.

London Gazette

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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