ROBSON, Charles Edward

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Service: 
Army
Number: 
6216863
Died : 
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Charles Robson 5 Commando
Private Charles Robson, No 5 Commando, and post war a member of the original Commando Association, was appointed M.B.E. (Civil Division) in the 2004 New Years Honours List for services to the community in Southwark [1].
  • He renovated a Thames barge that he owned called “The Spirit of Mountbatten". He went on to win the Thames Barge boat race in it [2].
Sources
[1] London Gazette 57155, page s21.
[2] Commando Association newsletter 118 of 2004.
Burma Star Association Membership List.
[Image] His daughter Sara Edgley.
 

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