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6984687   Fusilier Joseph Robinson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 15/03/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 07/04/1943 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Joseph Robinson was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Robinson. He was born about 1924. Fusilier Joseph Robinson was serving with the 6th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in the assault on Djebel el Mahdi in Tunisia on 7th April 1943.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Oued Zarga War Cemetery
  Majaz al Bab, Plaine de la Medjerda, 23
Grave Ref: Grave 1-J-16
CWGC Casualty 2822799
Oued Zarga War Cemetery is approximately 80 kilometres west of Tunis, midway between Medjez El Bab and Beja on the GP6 road. The road leading to the cemetery is approximately 3.3 kilometres past the village of Oued Zarga and is marked by a sign pointing to the left. The track to the cemetery is unmade and steep in sections and access is not suitable for buses. The distance to the cemetery from the main road is approximately 1.1 kilometres.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Clogher War Memorial - WWII - North West Face - Panel 1b Clogher
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Ballygawley War Dead Book 76
References and Links
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1 Photo of Fusilier Joseph Robinson's gravestone
2 The capture of Jebel al Mahdi Details of the action on 7th April 1943
3 Tunisia 1942-1943 Roll of Honour Killed in the assault on Djebel el Mahdi
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Fusilier Joseph Robinson's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023