ROBSON, Thomas

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PLY/X2596
Honours & Awards: 
Born: 
Saturday, March 12, 1921
Place of Birth: 
Wallsend, Northumberland
Died : 
Tuesday, December 24, 1946
Died in service
Age: 
25
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Local Roll of Honour: 
Marine Thomas Robson died of accidental drowning at Kowloon whilst deployed to Hong Kong. He was attached to HM Motor Fishing Vessel 1044 at the time. He had previously received a Mention in Despatches for "outstanding service while operating with the Allied Armies in Italy."
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/136.
Royal Marines Association.
London Gazette 36903, page 518.
 
Notes
Commando Unit as per CWGC entry. The title was redesignated to 45 Commando RM this year.
His MiD is believed to have been whilst he was serving in either 40 or 43RM Commando.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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