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Current record for: William Robert Grant
Deceased Folder  Deceased Folder
Name William Robert Grant
Born in Islington - Middlesex
Resident of Islington - Middlesex
Died 15/05/1917
Age 35

Cause of Death Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial Arras Memorial, France
Grave or panel reference Bay 9.

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World War 1
France and Flanders

Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Alin E Grant, Wife
    71, Avenell Road, Highbury
  • George Grant, Father
    116, Corbyn St, Crouch Hill
Military Information Military Information

Rank Private
Service Number 233818
Unit 2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers)
Regiment London Regiment
Service Army
Enlisted in Holloway - Middlesex
Memorial(s) Memorial(s) link(s)

Royal Northern Hospital Entranceway Arch