Military Cross GVR, (Lieut. W. G. Grant. 6th Sco Rifles. 30th March 1918.) 1914 Star. . (6572 Pte. W. G. Grant. 5/Sco. Rif.) Official correction to ‘5’ of Battalion. Lieutenant W. G. Grant. 6th Scottish Rifles. EF
Military Cross L.G. 26.7.1918
‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in going forward under machine-gun fire to get information and arrange reinforcements, and subsequently during an enemy attack he encouraged his men to hold out as long as the ammunition lasted. He was twice wounded during the operations’
Private 6572 serving in the 5th Scottish Rifles France 5.11.1914. he later served in the 3/6 Scottish and was commissioned. M.I.D. France 27.12.1918.
Issued a Mons clasp to the 1914 star. L.G. 20.10.1917 2nd Lieutenant W.G. Grant is seconded for duty as Asst. Instr. Bomb and Trench Mortar school 26th July 1917. L.G. 8.101918 he is restored to the Estabt. 30.3.1918.
Resigns his commission 29.4.1920 retaining the rank of Lieutenant