Harrow Weald (All Saints) Churchyard Extension
Middlesex , England

 

Identified Casualties: 5

WILLIAM LEEFE ROBINSON

Rank: Captain, Date of Death: 31/12/1918, Age: 23, Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force and Worcestershire Regiment, Awards: V C, Grave Reference In South East part., Son of Horace and Elizabeth Robinson, of Kaima Betta Estate, South Coorg, Southern India. His brother Harold was also killed in Mesopotamia.

 Citation: An extract from the London Gazette, dated 5th Sept., 1916, records:- "For most conspicuous bravery. He attacked an enemy airship under circumstances of great difficulty and danger, and sent it crashing to the ground as a flaming wreck. He had been in the air for more than two hours, and had previously attacked another airship during his flight."

 

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