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Henry Howey Robson

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Buried at  York Cemetery, Toronto
Rank  Private
Battles/wars  World War I
Role  Armed force officer
Service/branch  British Army
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Unit  Royal Scots
Name  Henry Robson
Battles and wars  World War I
Awards  Victoria Cross
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Died  March 4, 1964, Toronto, Canada
Place of burial  York Cemetery, Toronto, Canada
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Henry Howey Robson VC (18 February 1894 – 4 March 1964) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

Robson was 20 years old, and a private in the Second Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Lothian Regiment), British Army during World War I when the following deed took place for which he was awarded the Cross.

On 14 December 1914 near Kemmel, Flanders/Belgium, during an attack on a German position, Private Robson left his trench under very heavy fire and rescued a wounded NCO. Subsequently, during another attack, he tried to bring a second wounded man into cover, while exposed to heavy fire. In this attack he was wounded almost at once, but persevered in his efforts until wounded a second time.

His Victoria Cross is now displayed at the Royal Scots Museum in the Edinburgh Castle of Scotland.

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