OSCROFT W. A.
William Arthur Oscroft
9th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps
William Arthur Oscroft died on 24th August 1916, aged 22 years, and was buried in the DELVILLE WOOD CEMETERY, LONGUEVAL, Somme, France.
He was the son of Joseph and Sarah Ann Oscroft, of 21 Church Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham. His brother, Joseph Oscroft, is also remembered on the Kirkby War Memorial.
‘Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914-19 –
King's Royal Rifle Corps’
William Arthur. Born Kirkby-in-Ashfield,
Notts, enlisted Mansfield (resides Kirkby-in-Ashfield). 9th Bn.,
King's Royal Rifle Corps, Rifleman R/10479, Killed in Action, France
& Flanders, 24th August 1916.
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