Private William J. Grant

Royal Irish Regiment

Died: Monday 25 March 1918 (aged 27)

Connected records

Record:
GRANT, WILLIAM J.
Additional information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Grant, of Shorne House, Shorne, Gravesend, Kent.
Cemetery:
POZIERES MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 30 and 31.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Company Sergeant Major Grant
Context:
combat
Date:
21 Mar 1918
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 11 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 154)
Name:
Captain J V L Grant
Context:
commander
Date:
22 Mar 1918
Diary:
1 CAVALRY DIVISION: 9 Cavalry Field Ambulance (page 190)
Name:
Second Lieutenant A G Grant
Context:
other
Date:
28 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Highland Light Infantry (page 268)
Name:
Private R Grant
Context:
Missing in action
Date:
30 Mar 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 5 Infantry Brigade: 24 Battalion Royal Fusiliers. (page 475)