The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Major P M Robinson, CMG


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Colonel Percy  Morris  ROBINSON, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment.

AWARDS: CB. CMG


27th January 1892, Second Lieutenant; 9th May 1894, Lieutenant; 8th February 1902, Captain; 1st September 1907, Colonial Office.


London Gazette 2nd September 1914.

The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), Major Percy M. Robinson, C.M.G., to command 6th Battalion.

London Gazette 22nd June 1915.

Mentioned in Despatches

 London Gazette 23rd June 1915.

To  be Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel - Major P. M. Robinson, C.M.G.

London Gazette 29th July 1915.

The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) - Major (now Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel) P. M. Robinson, C.M.G., to be temporary Lieutenant-Colonel. Dated 19th December, 1914.

London Gazette 7th October 1915.

Attached to Headquarter Units  - Brigade Commanders.

Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Percy M. Robinson, C.M.G., The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), and to be temporary Brigadier-General whilst so employed, vice Colonel J. Marriott, M.V.O., D.S.O. Dated 13th September, 1915.

London Gazette 1st January 1916.

The following despatch has been received by the Secretary of State for War from the Field-Marshal Commanding-in-Chief the British Army in France: 

General Headquarters, 30th November, 1915.

In accordance with the last paragraph of my Despatch of the 15th October, 1915, I have the honour to bring to notice the names of those whom I recommend for gallant and distinguished service in the field.

I have the honour to be, Sir, Your obedient servant, J. D. P. FRENCH,

Field-Marshal, Commanding-in-Chief, The British Army in France.

Royal West Kent Regiment -  Robinson, Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) P. M., C.M.G.

London Gazette 26th April 1916.

Royal West Kent Regiment - Major and Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) Percy M. Robinson, C.M.G., to be Lieutenant-Colonel. 21st March  1916.

London Gazette 4th January 1917.

The following despatch has been received by the Secretary of State for War from General Sir Douglas Haig,   G.C.B., Commander-in-Chief of the British Armies in France: 

General Headquarters, 13th November, 1916.

Sir,  I have the honour to submit a list of names of those officers, ladies, non-commissioned officers and men, serving, or who have served, under my command, whose distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty I consider deserving of special mention.

I have the honour to be, Sir, Your obedient Servant, D. HAIG,  General. - Commander-in-Chief, The British Armies in France.

Robinson, Lieutenant-Colonel (temporary Brigadier-General) P. M.,  C.M.G., Royal West Kent Regiment

London Gazette 28th September 1917.

Lieutenant-Colonel  P. M. Robinson, C.M.G. (Royal West Kent Regiment), to command a Battalion. -  8 September 1917.

London Gazette 25th January 1918.

Lieutenant-Colonel  P. M. Robinson, C.M.G. (Royal West Kent Regiment), vacates the command of a Battalion. -  27 November 1917.

London Gazette 29th July 1918.

Attached to Headquarter Units  - Brigade Commanders and to be temporary Brigadier - Generals, whilst so employed:

7th June 1918 - Lieutenant-Colonel P M. Robinson, C.M.G., Royal West Kent Regiment.

London Gazette 24th March 1919.

Royal West Kent Regiment. - Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary Brigadier General) P M. Robinson, C.M.G., is placed on the half pay List at his own request. 10th January 1919.

London Gazette 13th May 1919.

Royal West Kent Regiment. - The notification in the Gazette of 24th March 1919 placing Lieutenant-Colonel (Temporary Brigadier General) P M. Robinson, C.M.G., on the half pay List is cancelled.

London Gazette 3rd June 1919.

The KING has been graciously pleased, on the occasion of His Majesty's Birthday, to give orders for the following appointments to the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, for valuable services rendered in connection with military operations in France and Flanders.

To be Additional Members of the Military Division of the Third Class, or Companions, of the said Most Excellent Order:

Lieutenant Colonel (Temporary Brigadier General) Percy Morris Robinson, CMG., Royal West Kent Regiment.

London Gazette 5th July 1919.

The following despatch has been received by the Secretary of State for War from Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, G.C.B., Commander-in-Chief of the British Armies in France.

Sir,—I have the honour to submit a list  of names of those officers, Officers, ladies, non-commissioned officers, and men, serving, or who have served, under my command during the period 16th September 1918 to 15th March 1919, whose distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty I consider deserving of special mention.

I have the honour to be, Sir, Your obedient Servant, D. HAIG, Field-Marshal, Commander-in-Chief, The British Armies in France.

Robinson Lt.-Col. (Temporary Brigadier General ) P M., C.M.G., Royal West Kent Regiment.

London Gazette 18th November 1919.

Commands and Staff - the under mentioned relinquish their appointments - Attached to HD-QR Units  - Brigade Commanders:

Lieutenant-Colonel P M. Robinson, CB., C.M.G., Royal West Kent Regiment, and relinquishes the temporary rank of Brigadier General. 26th April 1919.

London Gazette 20th December 1919.

Commands and Staff - the under mentioned relinquish their appointments - Attached to HD-QR Units  - Brigade Commanders:

Lieutenant-Colonel P M. Robinson, CB., C.M.G., Royal West Kent Regiment, and relinquishes the temporary rank of Brigadier General. 10th April 1919.

(Substituted for the notification in the Gazette of 18th November 1919.)


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