Lance Corporal William Grendon (19268)

1st Bn, The South Wales Borderers, 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, B.E.F.

Malvern Commemoration: The Priory Church of St Mary and St Michael,

Burial/Commemoration: Etretat Churchyard

Nature of Death: Died of wounds, France 7/10/1918

Age: 25

Next of Kin: The only son of Mr and Mrs William Grendon of Johannesburg, South Africa; husband of Minnie Isabel Grendon of Northumberland Cottage, St Anns Road

Capbadge of the South Wales Borderers

William Grendon, was born in Hockley and enlisted in the South Wales Borderers in 1914 at Worcester. He died four years later on the 8th October from wounds received in action after three years of active service in France – he was 25. He left a widow who resided at Northumberland Cottage, St Anns Road.

Malvern News 19/10/18

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