Photograph of William James Cranston
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|Subject||Cranston, William James|
|Title||Photograph of William James Cranston|
|Notes||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.|
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||1916 - 1918|
|Item medium||Photographic paper|
|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|