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Thomas Robinson


Australian Flying Corps

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss G. Sampson
  • Plaque: 3554

Additional Info

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Thomas Hamilton Robinson was born in Ballarat, was single and a Turner and Fitter when he enlisted in the Australian Flying Corps, November 1917 Reinforcement as a 2nd Air Mechanic on 8 January 1918 at the age of 20. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918. He was transferred to the 1st Auxiliary Hospital on 9 May 1918 for influenza. In October of 1918 he transferred overseas to France where he eventually joined the 3rd Squadron Australian Flying Corps. By this time the war was officially coming to an end. On march 3 1919 he marched out to England and returned to Australia.

His brother, Staff Sergeant John Barclay, Australian Army Medical Corps also served, returning to Australia, 27 April 1919
Tree No. 3554

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour