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54698: Photograph of William James Cranston

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William Cranston is photographed here wearing the Cross of St George, which was awarded while he was serving in the Royal Scots Greys before he was commissioned. He was one of seven members of the regiment to receive this particular award.


Editor's Comment:
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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4775.jpg| GWA_3319_ColWJCranstonDSOCBE.jpg|

Subject

Cranston, William James

Date

1916 - 1918

Date Created

01/01/1916

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1918

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

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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