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53868: William Cranston - operation report

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Report of an operation conducted by Capt Cranston 1916.

Editor's Comment: Operations carried out by 'B' and 'C' Companies, 1st Bn. Royal Scots Fusiliers, 18th-20th August 1916, in the Battle of Guillemont, part of the Battle of the Somme.

Second Lieutenant (acting Lieutenant Colonel) William James Cranston DSO, Royal Scots Fusiliers and Staff, served additionally in the North Staffordshire Regiment and commanded the 13th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment and 3rd Bn. Machine Gun Corps.

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Creator

Cranston, William James

Date

August 1916

Date Created

18/08/1916

Temporal Coverage

20/08/1916

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Type

Official document

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Peter Shipley | Mrs Fiona Shipley

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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