William Cranston - operation report
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|Author||Cranston, William James|
|Title||William Cranston - operation report|
|Notes||Report of an operation conducted by Capt Cranston 1916.|
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.
|Item Date||August 1916|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Peter Shipley|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Mrs Fiona Shipley|