William Hazel Robinson

Funeral services for Pfc. William Hazel Robinson, 26, World War II casualty, was held at three o’clock Thursday afternoon at the graveside in Tirzah Presbyterian church cemetery. Services will be conducted by Rev. T. F. Grier.

Pfc. Robinson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Robinson of the Tirzah community of Waxhaw. His parents survive him with his wife, the former Miss Ossie Martin; a daughter, Hazel; a sister, Mrs. H.E. Sistare of Rock Hill; three brothers, Lee Robinson of Van Wyck, Henry Robinson of Statesville, N.C. and Herbert Robinson of Waxhaw.

Pfc. Robinson entered the service in July, 1944, receiving his basic training at Camp McClellan. He went overseas in January, 1945, after spending Christmas holidays with his family, and was killed in February, 1945, while on combat duty with the first Army in Germany. He was a member of Tirzah Presbyterian church and a graduate of Jackson High School.

Legionnaires of Waxhaw and Lancaster gave honors at the graveside.


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