25 september 1914
13 april 1915
16 june 1915
Joined the old Liverpool Scottish Volunteers and continued with them after they became the 10th Territorial Battalion of the King's Liverpool Regiment retiring with the rank of Captain.
He immediately rejoined as a Private
Was given a Commission as Lieutenant
Proceeded to France
Killed in action in the great charge of the Liverpool Scottish near Hooge
He was mentioned in Despatches (London Gazette 22 june 1915) by Field Marshall Sir John French for gallant and distinguished conduct in the field.
Date of Death:
Marital status :
Gretton Rupert Harold
8th Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment
8 november 1885
17 december 1915
Son of John and Mary Louisa Gretton of Ennismore Gardens , London SW
Educated at Marlborough College 1900-03
After school he entered the firm of Bass , Ratcliff & Gretton Limited.
Ypres Menin Gate Memorial
Panel 31 and 33
* He received a Commission and was killed at Ypres after
only a fortnights service at the Front.