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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on July 18th, 2014

John Yate Robinson (Born August 6, 1885 — Died August 23, 1916) was a field Hockey player.

Yate won a gold medal with the English team at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.

He was educated at Radley College and Merton College, Oxford, where he received an MA. He was on the Oxford University Hockey team from 1905 through 1909, eventually captaining it.

He became a Captain in the North Staffordshire Regiment in 1914, and served at Gallipoli and in Mesopotamia. He was mentioned in despatches and awarded the Military Cross.

L. M. Robinson - Born August 6, 1885.

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