Joe Augustus Robinson was born in Madisonville, Tennessee. He was the son of Luther E Robinson and Sue Estell Webb. He married Thelma Stephenson on 7 February 1942 at Dalton, Georgia. He enlisted on December 23, 1942, in Fort Oglethorpe, GA

Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville

The Knoxville Journal, 4 August 1944
Cpl. Joe A. Robinson, 23, was killed in action in France July 17, it was learned last night. He is the husband of Mrs. Joe Robinson, West Virginia Avenue, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.E. Robinson, Neuberts. He had been in service since 1942 and had been overseas eight months. He was a graduate of Young High School and a member of the Graystone Presbyterian Church. Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by one sister, Mrs. Chauncey McCarter, Neuberts.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 October 1920
  • Date of death: 17 July 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Neuberts
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 459th Anti Aircraft Artillery Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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