ROBBINS, Albert William Frederick

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Somerset Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
72278
Died : 
Sunday, August 20, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Albert Robbins 3 Commando
Private Albert Robbins was killed during operations at Normandy in the Plain Gruchet area [1+3]. He married Miss Doris Adelaide Standing a month earlier on the 10th May 1944 [2].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] Report on his marriage in the Worthing Herald newspaper 12th May 1944.
[3] ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
 
Notes
Rank shown as on CWGC database. His rank in the newspaper and image shows Corporal.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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