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Lance Corporal Richard Benjamin Robinson
 Richard Benjamin Robinson Date of Birth: October 22, 1888 Place of Birth: ` Yarmouth N.S. Service Number: 415530 Rank: Lance Corporal Force: Army Unit: Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment) Division: 25th Bn. Trade: Employed with Cosmos Cotton Mill Date of Death: October 1, 1916       Commemorated on Page 155 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Memorial VIMY MEMORIAL Information;   Brother of Howard Robinson (next of kin) He died of wounds on the battlefield while making a charge. He had just been promoted to Lance Corporal before going into the battle.  The promotion came as a result of his efforts in the previous battle.  His body was not recovered as it was impossible to reach the fallen during the battle. (information from a letter received from Milledge C. Earle, 26th Battalion 5th Infantry Brigade dated October 5, 1916)