Name:Richard Benjamin RobinsonService Number:415530Rank:Lance CorporalService:25th BattalionDate of Birth:October 22, 1888Place of Birth:Yarmouth NSDate of Enlistment:April 10, 1915Place of Enlistment:Yarmouth, NSAge at Enlistment:27Height:5 feet, 5¼ inchesComplexion:FairEye Colour:BlueHair Colour:BrownMartial Status:SingleTrade:LabourerReligion:BaptistNext of Kin:Howard Robinson (Brother) Yarmouth, NSDate of Death:October 1, 1916Age at Death:28Memorial:Vimy Memorial, France Commemorated on Page 155 of the First World War Book of RemembranceDisplayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on April 9Richard Benjamin Robinson was the son of Thomas Smith Robinson (1840-1907) and Ann Laura (Cosman) Robinson of Chebogue, Yarmouth Co., NS. He was the brother of Howard Robinson. Richard Benjamin Robinson enlisted at Yarmouth with the 40th Battalion and trained in Canada until October 1915. He embarked Montreal, Quebec on October 8 and disembarked in Liverpool, England on October 25, 1915. He embarked for France for service with the 25th Battalion on March 8, 1916. He was appointed Lance Corporal on September 22, 1916. He was killed in action on October 1, 1916.His name is listed on the Vimy Memorial, France and on afamily grave stone located in the Chebogue Cemetery, Yarmouth Co., NS.