Warren Eastman Robinson (1890 - 1918)

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Warren Eastman Robinson
1890 - 1918
updated February 06, 2019
Warren Eastman Robinson was born on May 7, 1890 in Somerville, Massachusetts. He was born to Walter Augustine Robinson and Florence Louisa (Warren) Robinson, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He married Anne Louise Johnson. Warren died on November 6, 1918 in Verdun, Lorraine France at 28 years of age. We know that Warren Eastman Robinson had been residing in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts United States.


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Warren Robinson was born on in Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts United States


Warren Robinson died on in Verdun, Meuse County, Lorraine France

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Pine Grove Cemetery, Bath Road, in Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine United States


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Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts United States


Bowdoin College (Class of 1910) and Harvard University.


Teacher (Watertown and Quincy high schools and Boston Latin School)

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Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa, track

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Army Lieutenant

In 1910, Lieutenant Robinson became a member of Troop C, Massachusetts Cavalry. He served on the Mexican border during the summer of 1916, winning his commission as second lieutenant in that period. The Massachusetts Cavalry was later converted into a machine gun battalion, and as such went across to France in September, 1917.

He was first lieutenant of Company C, I02d Machine Gun Battalion, of the 26th Division when he was wounded in action about November 5th in Verdun, France. He died on November 6th.

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Warren Eastman Robinson & Anne Louise Johnson

Warren Eastman Robinson


Anne Louise Johnson
Apr 30, 1889 - May 16, 1925


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A Memorial service was held for Lieut. Warren Eastman Robinson, Company C, road Machine Gun Battalion, at the Church of the New Jerusalem on Bowdoin street (Boston, Mass.) last Sunday. Lieut. Robinson took part in all the major battles of the 26th Division, at Chauteau Thierry, St. Mihiel and the last great battle on the Meuse, in which action he fell. He was twice cited in division orders for gallantry in action.

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1890 - 1918 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Warren Eastman Robinson was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader Éole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1900, when he was only 10 years old, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

In 1907, Warren was 17 years old when the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1918, in the year of Warren Eastman Robinson's passing, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

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