Brother of John Marsden Robinson who was killed 1 month after Hugh.
Born: 17th July 1887 Fairfield registered Chapel-en-le-Frith Vol 7b 773 J/A/S the son of Hugh & Hannah Robinson, the family farmed 50 acres. Hugh started school on 13th April 1896, the address was 1 Rock Villas. As well as John Marsden Hugh had another 2 older brothers George & William with 1 sister Mary. Hugh’s father died before he was 1yr old.
1891 Census: Living with Mother a Widow @ Rock Villa’s, Fairfield Road (Mum Hannah was a Lodging House-Keeper). The house was named Ivyleigh
1901 Census: Aged 13yrs living @ Ivyleigh, Fairfield Rd, occupation given as Boot ? his brother William was a Shoe makers apprentice.
1911 Census: Living @ 65 Fairfield Rd aged 23yrs with Mother.
Occupation: Window Cleaner.
1916: 31st August Hugh enlisted into the Army, Hugh’s occupation was still as a Window Cleaner he was 28yrs 1mth old. Hugh was just under 5ft tall.
Memorial: Rocquigny-Equancourt, Road British Cemetery X.B.18.