The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment
Lieut. Ernest Alfred
Robinson, M.C., M.M.
- Prior service; 12th Regiment York Rangers
- Enlisted C.E.F., 9 Aug 1914, Lord Strathcona's Horse
- Attested for overseas service with the 127th York Rangers,
Overseas Battalion, C.E.F., 13 Mar 1916
- Joined 42nd Canadian Infantry Battalion overseas, 20 Jul
- Awarded the Military Medal, 1916, Acting Lance Corporal
- Attached 32nd Canadian Infantry Battalion
- Joined The R.C.R., 27 Sep 1916
- SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 8 NOVEMBER, 1916. - R.
Can. Regt. - Lt. E. A. Robinson, from 42nd Can. Inf. Bn., to be temp.
Lt. 28 Sept. 1916.
- Awarded the Military Cross, Divisional Routine Order, 21
- Wounded in action, 9 Apr 1917
Citation: SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 21 DECEMBER,
1916; 19 December 1916, Issue number: 29872
Lt. Ernest Alfred Robinson, R. Can. Regt.
- For conspicuous gallantry in action. He carried out a daring
reconnaissance, obtained valuable information, and assisted in rescuing
three wounded men under very heavy fire.
Date of Birth - 6 Sep 1884
Other Name(s) (a.k.a.) - Albert George Vance