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A "Mad 4th" Casualty at the Second Battle of Ypres

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A "Mad 4th" Casualty at the Second Battle of Ypres

1914-15 Star ( 11615 PTE J.ROBINSON. 4/CAN:INF); British War and Victory Medals (11615 PTE J.ROBINSON. 4-CAN:INF) Officially impressed; Very Fine. Accompanied by copies of his Attestation Paper and Service Records. Footnote: Joseph Robinson was born February 1888 in Norkolk, England. With 6 years previous military experience with the D.R.C. in Brantford, Ontario, and while working as a molder, Joseph enlisted in the CEF on September 23rd 1914. Shortly afterwards, in early 1915, Robinson found himself in Belgium, and on May 15th 1915, he was severely wounded from a G.S.W. to the skull. While advancing over open ground was struck by bullet on the R. side of the head. In June of that year, a medical report described Robinsons symptoms; headaches, weakness and lessened sensations on the left side of the face, twitching, wounded all healed. As such, he was invalided to Canada on November 1st 1915 and recommended for discharge. Joseph Robinson died in Brantford, Ontario on January 11th 1965.
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