Second Lieutenant William David Grosart

Regiment: 4/5 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Date published: 04/05/1917
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 14/04/1917
Cemetery: Anzac Cemetery, Sailly Sur La Lys, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: II. G. 2.
Information: Second Lieutenant William David Grosart, 4/5 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, only son of the late Alex. B. Grosart, Manchester, and Mrs. A. B. Grosart, Nithsdale, Blackburn, and grandson of the late Rev. Dr, Grosart, St. George's, Blackburn, and Mrs. Grosart, Cromeville, Palmerstown, Co. Dublin, died of wounds received in action on 14th April, 1917, and was in his 22nd year. When war was declared he was engaged in the cotton business in Blackburn, and after passing through the O.T.C. course obtained his commission in the 4/5 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.