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Ronald C.F. Robinson

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Barry Report 24 Jan 2024 13:50

I am the brother of the above, and I am looking for his service record in the Royal Artillary, I know that he served during the the resettlement of the Jews from after the second world wararound 1946 onward, he must now be well over 90 years of age. The last time that I knew of his whereabouts was when he was remarried in Merton South Wimbledon London in when he was 88 years of age, He was born in Lincolnshire in 1927 near Horncastle Lincoln.
Any help would be gratefully recieved, Thanks.


ArgyllGran Report 24 Jan 2024 17:01

Hello, Barry -
Please remove your email address from your post. It's against board guidelines, and also lays you open to unwanted email from anyone finding your address on this public site.

Re Ronald -
WW2 service records are not online.
If you have the required information (and it seems you probably don't) you can order a copy here:

From FreeBMD -
he was born Ronald Charles Frederick Robinson in Horncastle in 1927. (As you know).

I'm not posting full details, as he may still be living.
I don't see his death in England or Wales, at least up to 2021.

I don't see him definitely on Electoral Rolls.

If he has died, you would need to send a copy of his death cert when ordering service records.


ArgyllGran Report 24 Jan 2024 17:09

This will be him. It gives you his service number at least, which you would also need for ordering records:

R C F Robinson
in the UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949
Name R C F Robinson
Service Date 1945-1948
Service Place Palestine
Campaign or Service Palestine
Regiment or Unit Name Royal Artillery (Field)
Regimental Number 14186617


ArgyllGran Report 24 Jan 2024 17:16

Another bit of record - at least I assume this is the right person, although a different number:

Robert Charles Fredrick Robinson
in the UK, World War II Royal Artillery Tracer Cards, 1939-1948
Name Robert Charles Fredrick Robinson
Enlistment Date 15 Feb 1940
Regiment Royal Artillery
Military Unit 22 Medium & Hvy Regt RA
Service Number 956039

OOPS! NO - NOT THIS ONE - as per Greyghost's post below.


greyghost Report 24 Jan 2024 18:40

Not your 2nd choice AG - Robert aged 12 ;-)


Jink20 Report 24 Jan 2024 22:54

GOV.UK website

There are only 2 options available to you when requesting service records
Apply for your own records
Apply for the records of a deceased serviceperson (Not Applicable in this case)

Apply for your own records
You can apply for your records if you are, or have been, a member of the armed forces. For example, the:
Royal Navy (including Royal Marines)
British Army
Royal Air Force
You’ll need proof of your identity, such as a passport or driving licence - and proof of address."
****************"You can only use this service to request someone else’s records if you have permission to act on their behalf. You’ll need proof, for example, a lasting power of attorney or a letter from the person giving you permission."****************


ErikaH Report 26 Jan 2024 15:33

Poster hasn't returned to other thread


ArgyllGran Report 6 Feb 2024 17:52

PM sent to Barry to let him know there are replies on both threads.


ErikaH Report 6 Feb 2024 17:54

Already done….and he replied. I have tried to steer him back here……..time will tell


ArgyllGran Report 7 Feb 2024 11:51

He didn't know how to access the threads to see the replies, although I gave links.
Have supplied further explanation.

He's in poor health, so may not respond quickly.


ErikaH Report 7 Feb 2024 13:27

Keep hoping ;-) ;-)


Barry Report 12 Feb 2024 16:31

I am Barry J D Wilson, I am sorry that I don't now how to respond correctly, even though I have been wit GR for many years now, it is only this lastfew weeks that I have revived my interset. If there is any way that I might be able to tarce my half Brother mentioned, I would be grateful for someone toshow me how,PLEASE


ArgyllGran Report 12 Feb 2024 16:49

Unfortunately, there's not really anything we can suggest, due to the limitations of what's available online.

If he is deceased, you could buy a copy of his WW2 service record - but you would need to supply a copy of his death certificate.

If he is still alive, you can't order a copy of his service record without his permission.

Although there are lots of Ronald Robinsons on the Electoral Rolls, there isn't one listed with middle initials C F, so we can't find him definitely on the ERs.

His marriage is too recent to show up online.

Do you know his wife's name? Perhaps we could find her on the Electoral Rolls.

Thanks for removing your email address.


Jink20 Report 12 Feb 2024 20:33

I've sent a PM to Barry with the contact phone number for the Colliers Wood, the Housing Association which runs it and the Registrars Office for Merton Borough Council


ArgyllGran Report 12 Feb 2024 20:49

Also Trellis House address is on the other thread.


ErikaH Report 13 Feb 2024 14:56

This is the family in 1939, with Ronald's forenames transposed

1939 Register
28 Albert Avenue,Gedney,Holbeach, Long Sutton, East Elloe R.D., Lincolnshire (Parts of Holland), England
Frederick Wilson 10 Mar 1911 Male General Farm Labourer Married 71 1
Mary E Wilson 18 Jul 1908 Female General Land Labourer Married 71 2
Anthony F Wilson 13 Jun 1935 Male At School Single 71 3
Pamela J Mason (Wilson) 22 Jul 1936 Female Under School Age Single 71 4
The record for this person is officially closed.
Frederick R C Robinson 13 XXX 1927 Male At School Single 71 6
Marjorie R Robinson 26 Jan 1931 Female At School Single 71 7
Reginald Robinson 26 Dec 1932 Male At School Single 71 8

Births Jun 1935 (>99%)
Wilson Anthony F Roberts Holbeach 7a 558

Births Sep 1936 (>99%)
Wilson Pamela J Robinson E.Elloe 7a 546

Births Mar 1933 (>99%)
ROBINSON Reginald Roberts Holbeach 7a 547

Births Mar 1931 (>99%)
Robinson Marjory R Roberts Holbeach 7a 606

Perhaps descendants (if any) of Ronald's FULL siblings would have some info.................


ErikaH Report 13 Feb 2024 15:05

Name Reginald Robinson
Death Age 63
Birth Date 26 Dec 1932
Registration Date Nov 1996
Registration district Carlisle
Inferred County Cumbria
Register Number A52E
District and Subdistrict 3751A
Entry Number 188

Name Reginald Robinson
Registration Quarter Jan-Feb-Mar 1957
Registration district Carlisle
Margaret F Graham
Volume Number 1a
Page number 121

Name Margaret Freda Robinson
Death Age 62
Birth Date 5 Jul 1938
Registration Date Feb 2001
Registration district Carlisle
Inferred County Cumbria
Register Number B63E
District and Subdistrict 3751B
Entry Number 50


Name Marjorie R Robinson
Death Age 10
Birth Date abt 1931
Registration Quarter Jan-Feb-Mar 1941
Registration district East Elloe
Inferred County Lincolnshire
Volume 7a
Page 1063


ErikaH Report 13 Feb 2024 15:21

Marriages Mar 1956 (>99%)
Mason Hugh R Wilson E. Elloe 3b 121
Wilson Pamela J Mason E Elloe 3b 121

Name Pamela Jacqueline Mason
Death Age 65
Birth Date 22 Jul 1936
Registration Date Jun 2002
Registration district East Elloe
Inferred County Lincolnshire
Register Number 12B
District and Subdistrict 6131
Entry Number 48

Name Mr Hugh Richard Mason
Gender Male
Age 83
Birth Date 1934
Last Residence Spalding, Lincolnshire, England
Postal Code District Pe12
Death Date 9 Oct 2017

Probably two daughters of the marriage

The elder dau. has a fairly distinctive married name and was on ER in Spalding to at least 2016

EDITED 14/02

Unfortunately, the property was sold in 2020