ROBSON, John

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Durham Light Infantry
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
14492347
Died : 
Thursday, March 22, 1945
Died on active service
Age: 
18
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Private John Robson, aged 18, died [1] when a grenade was accidentally dropped, and he threw himself on top of it to save lives. An heroic act. [2]
 
Sources
[1] CWGC
[2] Casualty Lists
[2] Michael Rescorle, son of Pte Jack Rescorle.
 

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